After leaving Stockholm we drove 80 km north to the university town of Uppsala which is the fourth largest city in Sweden.
In Uppsala we saw the biggest cathedral in Scandinavia, which has quite a few crypts and tombs inside. We briefly visited Gamla (Old) Uppsala, which was once a flourishing 6th-century religious centre. This is also where Viking royal burial mounds and temple remains from the time when Uppsala was Sweden's capital.
We then went onto Gavle and had lunch. From there we headed west to visit one of the most beautiful regions in Sweden - Dalarna Region.
We love travelling and we never get tired of seeing new places, learning about the history, meeting new people all over the world, observing different lifestyles and cultures. Our philosophy is to "live today as if there is no tomorrow". However as a well known travel writer, Bill Bryson has said in the Forward of his book 'The Road Less Traveled', "There are more fantastic things in this world to see than you can possibly hope to get to. You are just not going to live long enough. Sorry. So why are you just sitting there? Turn the page for goodness sake, and start planning". So that is wh... full info