A Visit to Visby, Sweden

We're complete suckers for Unesco World Heritage sites, so it was a no-brainer to extend our visit to Sweden long enough to ferry from Stockholm to the island of Gotland to visit the beautiful medieval city of Visby.

By |2019-02-20T16:58:20-05:00May 2, 2018|Categories: Europe, History Travel, Sweden, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |2 Comments

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 |2018-04-29T10:14:29-05:00March 9, 2018|Categories: Europe, Sweden, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |0 Comments

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