Scandic Victoria Tower
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... pass it and we'll on my way to the 2nd island *past* the palace. U turn. Get to the palace and don't see much. Wait. Took some pictures (of what, I'm unsure). Wait. Wonder what the fuss of this us. Wait. Figure it's a silly tourist trap. I walk. I read as I walk about what's so great about this changing if the guards. I read there's a horse parade and quite a to-do. I go to another part of the palace and now see everything. I happen to stand near a couple that ...
... starting to go down (it doesn't actually set until close to 10pm) so we got on the tube back to town for dinner. I had been wanting to try some smoked herring because I always thought of that as a traditional Swedish dish, but I didn't see it at any of the el cheapo places we could afford (I know it isn't true but it feels like everyone is rich here; you wouldn't believe the number of Ferraris we've seen!) A street vendor had fried herring, and that sounded like the ...
... covered in silver. Since then it has featured in all official royal Swedish functions. They actually had it out fully setup with a rug from 300 years ago and a long special coat from 200 years ago (there was something from 100 years ago but I can't remember). Well in 1939 or so, Warner Brothers decides to make a movie about the young Swedish princess that was the recipient of the throne and apparently it is a good movie, but they got the ...
... Stockholm shopping district.
We went for a tour of the Royal Palace and were amazed at the size and how it had been preserved in its original state. We also went for a guided tour of the treasury and were very interested to hear and learn the history of the Swedish Royal family, through their crowns, swords & sceptres.
We had our only day of rain so far. It was interesting to see how quickly all of the tourists scattered. We ...
... park that has been refurbished and was called Parterre when it was originally laid out in 1832. Took a photo which shows a statue by Carl Milles called Solsangaren, the Sun Singer, which was erected in 1926.
This is where we saw the men fishing in the water - looking towards the Strombron bridge. Strömbron is a 140 metres long viaduct in central Stockholm. Then we did a left on Strombatan, just a short way, then right along Malmtorgsg, and then we came to ...