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Gripsholmen Slott

In Mariefred
Day 5 - Mariefred and shopping

July 28th 2017
This morning we woke to our first spot of rain. It was a light drizzle but we headed off to the town of Mariefred hoping it would clear up. Sure enough, 10 minutes into the drive, it got nice and sunny. This town is west of Stockholm but the ocean still goes inland that far. Upon arrival, we walked through the main street and down to the waterfront. There were lots of boats docked here and the ped ... 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
28th July 2017

Beautiful Castle!
So different from the castles we are used to seeing - a lot less severe looking. Interesting...the German word for castle is schloss - not too far from slott. Loving the blog as usual!

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