STF Vandrarhem

Enabadsvagen 8, Rattvik, Dalarna, Swedish Lakeland, 795 32, Sweden | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Rattvik

Midsummer Day

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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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

15

... national dress, on a horse decorated with flowers in its mane. Left the event to go up into the hills to Slattberg to join David and Maria's extended family for a typical mid-summer outdoor meal, including herring and Schnapps. Saw a fox cross their paddock just before we left. Walked up the road to the village to watch the local folk hoist the maypole (actually called the midsummer pole ...

Orsa, where it never gets dark!

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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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

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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 ...

Fulufjallet National park

A travel blog entry by 2tillbrooks

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Today we went on a fantastic 6km round trip hike, starting off with a steep climb, but very satisfying when we reached the top giving us perfect views. Small open front huts are dotted around the trails, that are stocked with wood, axe and a saw, we both thought it was such a great idea, if we knew we would of come up last night and watched ...

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