Call of the North (18): Stockholm

July 28, 21:13 Live transmission from the deck of the ship Marinella: sunset. Before getting here though, the highlight of the short visit in Stockholm was meeting Stefan. Very pleasant, ideal for battery-charging before the Final Call of the North. I’m sorry that I haven’t spent one more day here. After a “recovery sleep” till…

Stockholm (3)

Not much left to say, about the last day. The City Hall was among the last unchecked on the “must see” list, so we did. A “serious” looking building of red brick, not much looks from a distance, but interesting at a closer look. Unfortunately we didn’t have time for a visit, to see where…

Stockholm (2)

The next morning, sun was shining, while temperature stayed around -3 C. Turns out last night’s light train was painted in blue and the central street was more crowded during the day but not everywhere Some of the narrow streets of cobbled stone were VERY narrow, while colofrul passages kept their charm. As did colorful…

Stockholm (1)

The city is spread on several islands. A quick look, before landing Arrived around 7pm at the hotel, and went immediately out to „get the pulse”. To reach the old town, had to cross a bridge. To the right, parts of the city + full moon, To the left, a part of older town below…