UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sweden

The main stairs of the Drottningholm Palace, a Unesco World Heritage site outside Stockholm, Sweden. There are 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sweden. On our visit in 2014, we visited two of [...]

By |2019-09-20T13:47:17-05:00March 9, 2018|Categories: Europe, Sweden, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |0 Comments

Discovering European Capitals of Culture

Museum of Alchemy in Prague, a European Capital of Culture in 2000 Since 1985, the European Commission has been designating one or two cities per year as European Capitals of Culture (ECOC). That’s [...]

Our 2014 Travels in 50 Photos

2014 was our biggest year of traveling yet. We visited 19 countries, including a long driving trip in the western United States. We saw, in order, the United States, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, [...]

Royal Ceremonial Parade, Stockholm, Sweden

Trooping for the king. With trumpets. We were wandering around Stockholm when we were prevented from crossing the street by a couple of traffic cops. We could see down the street a ways [...]

By |2019-08-16T06:41:39-05:00July 9, 2014|Categories: Europe, Photo of the Day, Sweden|Tags: , |2 Comments

Greta Garbo’s Grave, Skogskyrkogården Cemetery, Stockholm, Sweden

The simple but lovely grave of the Swedish film star, Greta Garbo. With an autograph. The Swedish film star of the early 20th Century, Greta Garbo, is probably the only person who is [...]

By |2019-04-26T10:14:22-05:00June 5, 2014|Categories: Europe, Sweden, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |2 Comments

Drottningholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden

The main stairs of the Drottningholm Palace, a Unesco World Heritage site outside Stockholm, Sweden. Drottningholm Palace outside Stockholm didn't allow photographs in the interior, so, in my usual manner, I snuck this [...]

By |2018-03-12T21:49:58-05:00June 2, 2014|Categories: Europe, Sweden, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |2 Comments