Trip 15: Back to Scandinavia. June 16th 2007 4/07-5/07 After our move to Boston, our first (and only up to this point) trip was to Scandinavia. Besides a brief few days in Helsinki back in 2003, I hadn't been to the birthplace of my passion for travel in seven long years. What I found there was quite shocking. Prices were high back in my heyday, but now they had gotten even higher. A hot dog in Norway costed $5. Two metro tickets to go thr ... read more
Europe » Sweden » Stockholm County » Stockholm A military power during the 17th century, Sweden has not participated in any war in almost two centuries. An armed neutrality was preserved in both World Wars. Sweden's long-successful economic formula of a capitalist system interlarded with substant... ... read more
Hi, I'm Andy. I come from Ohio, but currently reside in Boston.
This picture from Romania is of Suceavita Monastery in the region of Bucovina. Built by the famous Turk-repeller Stefan cel Mare, the fortified monasteries of Bucovina are known for their exterior fresco paintings which literally 'weathered the storm' for over 400 years. ... full info