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... or Älg) and had the chance to feed them from the train. As a bonus, there were also bison on the trail. Unlike the moose, the bison weren't afraid of coming right up to the train for some treats (birch leaves/branches.) The weather was wonderful and the opportunity to see moose and bison and to spend time with our hosts made for a memorable day.
After the safari was complete, the team headed off for Växjö and a mid-tour rest.
Today was a GREAT day! Here is why:
The start of our day was all about learning about wooden toys and reminiscing on our childhoods at BRIO Lekoseum. BRIO is a company, founded in 1884, that specializes in wooden toys, with their most famous toy being the wooden toy trains and train tracks. Throughout their existence they have altered their toys, but the company continues to produce high quality wooden toys. The museum had interactive parts in the exhibit where you ...
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 ...
... and specialized beds. After learning about the company's history and current production, we took a tour of the production lines.
Our final stop of the day was Linnés Råshult, the birthplace of Carl von Linné (Carl Linnaeus), 1707-1778. Many of us remembered learning about Carl Linnaeus during grade school, so it was interesting to see his birthplace and learn more about his life ...
... school. Please remember this is my great great great grandpa who was born in 1872 so crazy goosebumps that we got to still see these places in tact. After taking an unnecessary detour... Aka wrong way... In Hoor, we traveled the country side to Taftaholm, where we are staying in the most picture-esque countryside cottage with ridiculous food and wine. Tomorrow we are off to immigration museum, glass blowing classes and Swedish crystal as we Make our way towards ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking