Tag Archives: Stockholm

The Vasa, Stockholm

On Sunday August 10th, 1628, the Vasa set sail on her maiden voyage. She was the gleaming new pride and joy of the Swedish Navy, and three years of construction had brought her to this point. The crowds cheered as … Continue reading

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My Night in a Swedish Prison

It’s true. I did spend a night in the cells while visiting Sweden back in 2012. I know convicts always claim to be innocent, but I really was! Honest Guv’nor! And so was every other jailbird in the joint. There’s … Continue reading

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Baltic Adventures (Part III)

… Last time: St Petersburg. Continuing the photo-blog of our Journey in the Baltic and surrounding countries this past June. From St Petersburg our ship took us back to Helsinki. Having already visited what for us was the main ‘must-do’ … Continue reading

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