The pace of Stockholm
Sweden

The pace of Stockholm

The way down to the south takes us to Stockholm. Of course we did what tourists would do in a city. Some shopping, exploring the old city parts, visiting museums, take a boat tour, breathing and in-taking how people live and love in this city. Being so long in wilderness on a calm and simple…

Vildmarksvägen
mountains | Sweden | van

Vildmarksvägen

…is the name of a road in northern Sweden which passes through wild and natural landscapes. Up here, in mid June, there is daylight 24 hours a day. Beautiful and peaceful landscapes, waterfalls, and many lakes and rivers. Also, not a lot of people, in particular at this early time in year. In it’s highest…

Wild places of mid Sweden
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Wild places of mid Sweden

Traveling up to the north slowly, we are still not planning a lot, just seeing what comes across. On our way, we find beautiful rural places, outside of everything. The nights are getting shorter, the weather is getting better. In fact, we have days of 25C lasting until late evenings. Very enoyable after the long…

Swedish experiences
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Swedish experiences

After just 3 days in Sweden it feels like we have seen most of what we ever associated with it. Again, we have done no planning at all – based on the learning how to spent time best – but we got a full basket of country insides. We landed with the ferry in Ystad….

On the road again
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On the road again

Our next chapter has begun. We are heading North. No, we did not exchange our van with this nice Cadillac 🙂 However this photo documents one of the first encounters in the country we are onto: Sweden But first, we step by at our mother’s homes. The night to start with features a beautiful moonlight…

A while back home
Sabbatical

A while back home

Being 5 months abroad, it is somewhat strange coming home. Of course, anjoying a really good bed, fully equipped kitchen, plenty of space to walk and work, and all the little nice things a home offers to live your life comfortably. On the other hand, this picture shows what two persons really need for a…

Peleponnes
Crete | Sabbatical | van

Peleponnes

On our way home, we had a few days in Peloponnes to drive up a 250 kilometres to Patras, where the ferry leaves to Ancona in Italy. Last view to Crete Avoiding the larger sitis, there is a ferry from Crete to the Peleponnes, arriving in Gythia. A beautiful view onto some snow.covered mountains in…