Where the ruggers get themselves a sauna and some skis. January 5th 2010 December 30th 2009 to January 5th 2010 - Hede, Stockholm
The plans had been made shortly before Christmas: a week in a cabin in remote Sweden with a select 5 of my favorite rugby friends, a little bit of skiing, a little bit of sauna-time, and probably a whole lot of drinking. But with coming back from backpacking round 2 in November, plus Christmas and with my Sandhurst start date advancing at a ... read more
Europe » Sweden » Jämtland 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
This blog started, as do so many others, with an attempt to let parents and friends know what I was up to during my first ever trip outside of Western Europe: four months in India. Unfortunately, after a near miss with the bombs in Mumbai in November 2008 my mother refused to read any more blogs as they kept giving her panic attacks...
My biggest joys in travel are awe-inspiring scenery, and what I would love to term 'comparative anthropology', but really... full info