Viking ships (that don't float), waterfall (without water), winter ski resort (in summer), a gun (you can't shoot with)
That this blog entry turned out to be filled with contradictions was completely unintentional. Further down we will explain each one of them and, if you care to read it to the end, we hope you'll find it interesting.
We'll begin with the winter ski resort. It is cal... Read Full Entry
We are Emma Holmbro and Ake Dahllof. We live in Stockholm, Sweden.
We have travelled more or less regularly since the mid 1990-ies and it seems like the more we travel the more difficult it is to decide where to go next. Not because we are running out of places to visit but because we find more places we want to go to faster than we manage to travel to them.
Some of the things from our travel bucket list we have ticked off since we started this blog in 2006 are
Angel Falls in Ven... full info
Rock engravingsOne of the largest collections of rock engravings in Sweden can be found at Nämforsen Waterfall.
Rock engravingsThere are at least 2500 rock engravings near Nämforsen Waterfall. The pictures show for example animals, people and Viking ships
Storsjö Lake Monster lookoutThe Storsjö Lake has its own mythical inhabitant - The Storsjö Lake Monster. The locals suggest the place to the left if you want to stop and look for it. Needless to say, we didn't see it.
Keep distanceHow do you tell people to keep distance in a funny way? "Stay at least one moose away from each other"
The King Chulalongkorn Memorial Building In the end of the 19th century King Chulalongkorn of Thailand came on an official visit to this rural part of Sweden. This was such an unusual visit that people talked about it for generations.
Statue of King ChulalongkornIn 1998, 101 years after the visit by the king, a Thai pavilion was inaugurated in the village Utanede as a kind of memorial of this event.