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The Beauty of Sweden

Riding Rocinante VI: Lake Gröcken (Kms 4010)

September 8th 2008
Another rainy day. I've been cycling for weeks now in the constant worry of being forced to seek for solutions to stay reasonably dry. I drift through the immense Swedish forests of coniferous, that after the rain release a sweet and pungent smell that brings my mind back to Asian and Middle Eastern spice markets. Other journeys that today seem to belong to times so remote that could not be possib ... read more
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Swedish Flag 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
17th December 2010

The beauty of sweden
Great photo. I first saw Lake Gröcken during a canootour back in 1986. Nice to remember all that when watching the photo

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