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One of the Many Church Ruins in Visby  
   

One of the Many Church Ruins in Visby

telling of an early day
Stockholm to Kalmar via Visby, Sweden on the Island of Gotland August 4 - 8, 2014

August 8th 2014
After leaving Stockholm we headed down the east coast of Sweden with a goal of going to the island of Gotland. It is located 56 miles from the Swedish coastline and is only 81 miles from Latvia. This strategic location made the island a chess piece in the military and economic history of the Baltic. The almost constant warfare between the Scandinavian countries and the northern European countries ... 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
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