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Trip: Scandinavia

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Photos: Denmark - Copenhagen

SWEDEN | Sunday, 1 Oct 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Denmark - Copenhagen

SWEDEN | Sunday, 1 Oct 2017 | Views [180]

One of the best cities we have ever visited. Really great vibe, lots to see and do. We cycled all over the city, along the waterways, around the hippy area Christiana, through the touristy areas, through the parks and past the castle, up the harbour ... Read more >


Photos: Sweden - Osterlen, Pt 2 & last night in Sweden

SWEDEN | Friday, 29 Sep 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Sweden - Osterlen, pt 2 & last night in Sweden

SWEDEN | Friday, 29 Sep 2017 | Views [163]

For our last day in Sweden we started the day with a walk on Sandhammaren beach, visited the lovely fishing town of Simrishhamn, had a look at the medieval tower house Glimingehus and walked in Fyledalen nature reserve. We ended the day parked up with ... Read more >


Photos: Sweden - Osterlen, Pt 1

SWEDEN | Thursday, 28 Sep 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Sweden - Osterlen, pt 1

SWEDEN | Thursday, 28 Sep 2017 | Views [181] | Comments [2]

A short drive to Osterlen brought us to our first stop of the day, Havang. A lovely nature reserve overlooking the sea. This area is peppered with stone circles, neolithic, bronze age tombs and white sandy beaches. The first stone circle of the day was ... Read more >


Photos: sweden - Kalmar & Karlskrona

SWEDEN | Wednesday, 27 Sep 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Sweden - Kalmar & Karlskrona

SWEDEN | Wednesday, 27 Sep 2017 | Views [190] | Comments [2]

Drove east from Vaxjo to the historic town of Kalmar famous for its excellent moated castle. Managed to park up overnight looking out to sea and the castle, a perfect pitch! Very impressed with castle, lots of areas open to the public including the ornate ... Read more >


Photos: Sweden - Vaxjo

SWEDEN | Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Sweden - Vaxjo

SWEDEN | Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | Views [267] | Comments [3]

Onto the main event, meeting our friends Patrik and Johanna in Vaxjo. Mark has known Patrik for 20 years and has been promising to visit for all that time, well we finally made it. In hindsight we should have visited much sooner as we had a truly amazing ... Read more >


Sweden - Vadstena & Granna

SWEDEN | Monday, 25 Sep 2017 | Views [214]

Travelled down the country along lake Vattern, the second largest lake in Sweden and reputed to have a lake monster similar to Nessie. We didn't see the monster but enjoyed the lovely scenery and the picturesque towns of Vadstena and Granna. Granna is ... Read more >


Photos: Sweden - Stockholm

SWEDEN | Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Sweden - Stockholm

SWEDEN | Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 | Views [215] | Comments [1]

Explored the many islands that make up Stockholm on foot and by bike. Stunning old town made up of narrow cobbled lanes, palaces, churches, historic buildings and on a small island surrounded by water. Across the water from the old town is the garden ... Read more >


Photos: Sweden - Dalaran, pt 2

SWEDEN | Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Sweden - Dalarna, pt 2

SWEDEN | Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Views [218] | Comments [4]

  Drove to Salen to do some downhill mountain biking. Salen is a pretty wooded ski resort that has half a dozen purpose built mountain bike routes. And the best thing is you can put your bike on the chair lifts and only ride down the hills!! ... Read more >


Photos: Sweden - Dalarna, pt 1

SWEDEN | Friday, 15 Sep 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Sweden - Dalarna, pt 1

SWEDEN | Friday, 15 Sep 2017 | Views [180]

First stop in Sweden is Dalarna, a traditional rural area much visited in the summer for outdoor activities and in the winter time for skiing. A vast area of forest and lakes with small towns full of wooden houses painted red. Stayed on a proper campsite ... Read more >


Photos: Norway - Telemark

NORWAY | Friday, 15 Sep 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Norway - Telemark

NORWAY | Friday, 15 Sep 2017 | Views [181]

Spectacular drive to and through the Telemark region. Stayed in Rjukan which is famous for the Heroes of Telemark who were a group of resistance fighters in Nazi occupied Norway during WWII. They successfully sabotaged the factory in Rjukan which was ... Read more >


Photos: Norway - Vest Agder

NORWAY | Monday, 11 Sep 2017 | Photo Gallery


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