Inspired by my friend Rebekah who takes such beautiful photos of flower closeups, this blog contains many flower photos of some of the Swedish flowers that are growing everywhere you look this time of year.
A Colorful Midsommar to Celebrate the Sun June 24th 2011 Having arrived in Sweden for some of the longest days of the year, it has barely gotten dark during the nights of the past two weeks. The sun dips below the horizon a little bit after 10 PM and has been rising around 4:15 AM or so. On the clear nights, the sky retains a dusk-like glow straight through until dawn. The summer is short and sweet here on the 56th parallel north. I'm sure thos ... read more
Europe » Sweden » Halland » Halmstad 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