In the past, when I thought of Stockholm, it was a vision of snow, ice and skis. Never, ever was it a vision of 85+ degrees, high humidity and bottles of sunscreen. It is HOT! Welcome to the tropical destination of Sweden!
Sweden is such an interesting country. I am a bit embarrassed to reveal just how little I knew about it. Did you know that the city of Stockholm is comprised of 14 islands, which are part of the Stockholm Archipelago which has between 24,000 – 30,000 islands? Too many to count? Sorry to say, I had no idea. And they are 24,000 of those most beautiful spots on earth. At least in the summer when you can get around to them.
I thought Alaska was beautiful (and it is), but Sweden really has the wow factor. And the cruise ship comes so close to some of them that we could wave gaily to children and talk to each other. Okay, we were hollering, but it was amazingly close. And it made George more than a bit nervous. Continue reading “Day 6 Scandinavia – Stockholm is Spendy!”