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Our Adaptable Adventure – The most southern place of Sweden

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Our next and last stop in Sweden was Smygehamn, the most southern place of Sweden: https://goo.gl/maps/hKKoN Usually, The Viking and I stay far away from touristic places, but we had a very good excuse this time: we were hungry! In the small harbor, we found a couple of fish shops and we decided to buy some supplies for the next…

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Our Adaptable Adventure – Looking for churches

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The day afterwards, The Viking and I had reconciled ourselves with the idea of having had to leave Norway sooner than we wanted too. We had decided to make the best of our last day of our Scandinavian escapade. The south of Sweden was the region we wanted to explore. First stop was Dalby: https://goo.gl/maps/xe5s7 We particularly wanted to see…

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Our Adaptable Adventure – The last stop of the day

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And further north we went! Our last stop was Fjällbacka: https://goo.gl/maps/X0Asq Every travel book talks about this place and calls it picturesque, pretty, quaint, etc. Since it has less than 1.000 inhabitants, we thought it would be a small village. And it was one of Ingrid Bergman’s favorite places in Sweden. The reality is a bit different. It is indeed…

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Our Adaptable Adventure – Watching the sun go down in Lysekil

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We went further north to the picturesque fishing town of Lysekil: https://goo.gl/maps/29UIs Lysekil was first mentioned in official documents in the 16th century as a fishing village. Over the centuries it has developed into a fishing town; in the 19th century it was known as a bathing resort, but also for its booming industry. Lysekil is known for its production…

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Our Adaptable Adventure – The quaint island of Marstrand

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And it’s not only an island, but also a city with about 1300 inhabitants. It’s the smallest town in this part of Sweden. The city was founded in the 13th century by Norwegians and has also been part of Denmark. During the Middle Ages Marstrand was quite a prosperous town, because of the herring catch. In the middle of the…

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Our Adaptable Adventure – On the road to Marstrand

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After our stroll in Kungälv we drove west, to Marstrand: https://goo.gl/maps/lZzUs After our first visit to Sweden, The Viking and I thought we had seen it all. We thought we knew what Sweden was all about. We had driven around Lake Vättern, stopping in several towns and villages. We had visited Store Mosse Park with its huge wet land and…

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Our Adaptable Adventure – An evening walk in Kungalv

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After our visit to Torekov, it took us a long time before we found another fish shop … We headed north on local roads, following the coastline and having a look around in the small towns and villages. Unfortunately, about 1.856.451 Swedish people had the same idea. With the beautiful summer weather, a lot of people headed to the beach.…

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Our Adaptable Adventure – Looking for fish in Torekov

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On Tuesday 24 July, we left Fyn very early in the morning. We crossed the neighboring island of Zealand, paid a quick visit to one of The Viking’s aunts and then went to the Öresund, a tunnel – bridge that connects Denmark with Sweden. It is situated right to the south of Copenhagen. You can also reach Sweden via a…

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