Toftastrand Hotell & Konditori

Lenhovdavagen 72, Växjö, Småland, Småland and Blekinge, 352 49, Sweden | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Vxj

The Kingdom of Crystal and the Emigrants' Path

A travel blog entry by mntomidnight on May 21, 2014

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... time. Some areas of Sweden lost nearly half of their residents. We stopped at a couple of places along the Emigrants' Path, while learning more about emigration and the Moberg novels. Our final stop was in Linneryd, the area from which one of the team's relatives emigrated.

Our evening was equally exciting as we had the opportunity to meet up with the Vxj Rotaract Club, including Karin from the Swedish GSE team, for ...

Växjö Vocational Visits

A travel blog entry by mntomidnight on May 20, 2014

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... owner about the art as well as her experiences in opening the gallery. It was a very interesting conversation, and the photography was fascinating.




In the evening, we gathered with our host families at the Bishop's house, sterbo, for dinner. Our coordinator here in Vxj had lived in the house for a few years when he was young, while his father was Bishop. ...

Back from Break: GSE in Vaxjo!

A travel blog entry by mntomidnight on May 19, 2014

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... maintain balance between its historic roots while still welcoming in new businesses that contribute to the local culture.

Next up, the GSE team presented to the lunch meeting of the Vaxjo-Ojaby Rotary Club. We received a warm welcome at our first Rotary meeting in Vaxjo!

For the afternoon, we received a guided tour of the local area known as the Kingdom of Furniture. We began with Lammhults, a company ...

Mid-Tour Rest

A travel blog entry by mntomidnight on May 18, 2014

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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.

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Glass, Clogs, and More

A travel blog entry by mntomidnight on May 09, 2014

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... Minnesota was even a state! Alstermo Bruk specializes in handmade boxes, cases and suitcases, constructed out of fiberboard. Since each and every suitcase is handmade, they can be customized down to the interior fabric. After a tour of the workshop we got to do a little shopping, then headed for lunch. After lunch, we drove over to a small family business called Euro Clogs (Euro Sko) and watched ...

   

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