Toftaholm Herrgard Hotel
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It has been a busy day for the GSE team! We started out bright and early from Växjö with our expert guides for a trip to the Kingdom of Crystal and on to the Emigrants Path.
The Kingdom of Crystal is the informal name given to the area near Växjö that is historically known for its glass production. The area currently has at least 12 glassworks, from small one-person operations to larger companies. The team stopped at Kosta, ...
... burning power plants. The forests here in Småland are a great natural resource, and by turning wood chips into electricity, they are taking advantage of them. They also have projects and plans in place for increasing biogas production from waste and promoting public transportation and biking.
Next we split up for our various vocational experiences, which included more time at ...
The GSE team returned from break today with our first official day touring Vaxjo! We began with a fascinating walking tour of the city that included ranged from a trendy new hotel/restaurant to historic architecture punctuated by the double-spired awe-inspiring Vaxjo Cathedral. Like many Swedish cities we have visited, Vaxjo traces its roots back to centuries before the United States became a nation. It was striking to see how a ...
The GSE team was on mid-tour rest May 17 - 18. We slept a lot, shopped a bit and had the chance to relax and catch up with Karin, Dan and Vibeke from the Swedish GSE team. Other than the rain, it was a fantastic break in the action.
Our day began with a trip to Ryssby Gymnasiet, a high school with a focus in five areas: hunting and wildlife management, natural sciences, restaurant and food, forestry and nature, and adventure tourism.
We were given the opportunity to talk with some of the students who attend this school, and we learned that they had come from all over Sweden, plus a few from ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility