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Vasa, Skansen and a Fail

Waking on my second morning in Stockholm I was better prepared for my pitch black room. Climbing the jungle gym of a bunk bed I joined the line for the shower before packing my bag for a day of walking around town. First stop was a rather long walk out to the island of Djurg√•rden where I was to see the Vasa Museum. The Vasa Museum is a maritime museum […]


Featured Photo: Swedish Rune Stone

While in Stockholm I stopped off at Scansen, the world’s oldest open air museum. The museum serves to show what different parts of Sweden looked like over time. Along with buildings there were several Rune Stone’s within the museum. The one above was one above was my favorites. Below is the writing from the accompanying sign post to explain it. Rune stone from Uppland bearing the signature of Asmund Karesson […]