Hotell Kung Gosta

Kristinebergsgatan 1, Mora, Dalarna, Swedish Lakeland, 792 32, Sweden | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Mora

To the lakes

A travel blog entry by triptalk on Jul 07, 2014

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A nice bus ride with a very jolly Norwegian driver to Sweden looked a lot like driving in northern Minnesota. Flat rocky lakeshores with pines and birches and cabins. No wonder half of Scandinavia moved to MN. Mora is the town where they make the carved red horses called Dala. So there are statues everywhere and shops selling 500 kroner 2" high Dala. So much money, so I just took a picture instead. We took a great all day bike ride up to Orso and had lunch by the lake. All ...

Midsummer Day

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Jun 21, 2014

8 photos

Today we went with David's family to a traditional summer farm in the hills (a Fabod) where we saw traditional farming methods, goats, chooks, calves, cheese, and ancient wooden farm buildings with no electric light. Met by the family there who showed ...

Bears, may poles, and cold mid-summer weather.

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Jun 20, 2014

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... bears, brown bears, wolves, wolverines, Persian leopards and Siberian tigers. Almost needed to be treated for altitude sickness, we climbed so high to the top, to the cafe! They have a fantastic venue, including a snow making machine for the polar bears. Much involved in conservation in the Arctic regions and research projects, tracking etc. Watched Mamma bear and her three cubs ...

Orsa, where it never gets dark!

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Jun 19, 2014

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We woke to fantastic reflections on the absolutely calm lake. Drove up the road to the Nusnas factory again, to watch the production of the Dala horses. Originally carved from scrap wood in the lumberjack camps in the winter, for the children back home, in 18th century First references of wooden horses for sale made in 1624, nearly 400 years ago. Now a world recognised symbol of Sweden (after appearing at the 1939 New York World Exhibition,) but only made in 4 ...

Dalana horses

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Jun 18, 2014

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Driving northwest, we found by chance two old towns founded on the iron smelting industry, dating from 1600s and only abandoned 50 or so years ago, Forsmarks Bruk and Lovstabruk. Each had been built by the owner, who had a palatial dwelling in the small town. All the old buildings, including water wheels, pig iron stores, workers' cottages, had been preserved and ...

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This hotel, located on Kristinebergsgatan 1, Mora, is near Zorn Museum, Zornsgarden, and Santaworld.
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