Not lost in Stockholm

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Stockholm is a lovely place to be if you are the fresh-air type of person. The parks are many and they are vast; nature greets you around every corner and even though the weather is shite most of the time, you buckle up, dress warm and out you go!

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I was lucky to catch some sun, which is unusual in November. But it’s vital to hurry out, because it is pitch dark by four o’clock.

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It is easy to see the beauty in a cold light though.

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Not that the lake looks inviting, but I can assure you that it is fabulous in summer!

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My best friend Evalotta (whom I miss a lot!) lives in close proximity to Vinterviken, a pretty rural-like area on the outskirts of Stockholm.

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We passed a funny and innovative playground 😀

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The Architekt was certainly creative!

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But I am sure this home owner was peed off when the city decided to build a freeway right above his pretty house. I must add that it is a very important freeway.

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We caught the last rays of a very rare November sun.

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The difference between winter and summer is HUGE! And I suppose that’s why all Swedes go bananas when spring finally arrives (sometime in April, May or – worst case scenario – June).

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Still a little color left…

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…and this bird seems to have missed his/her flight. The geese usually leave in October.

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DSC_9322Liljeholmen used to be an industrial area, but it’s been fixed up with lots of nice buildings, and living on the edge of the water (which there is a lot of in Stockholm) is always nice.

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There is even art to be had!

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So long amigos. May the force be with you.

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