Sweden has its mystical places. One of them we found this Summer when a friend invited us to his cabin on a lake. With just around 97,500 of those water bodies in Sweden of more than 2 acres in size, one can expect anything. We’ve seen horrible ones with factories lining up on its shores, […]
The city of Delft is known from its Delft Blue pottery, the University of Technology and painter Johannes Vermeer, famous for The Girl with the Pearl Earring. In creamy black and white this is my modest tribute. Images originally shot in colour with a compact cam and mobile phone. A local hot shot started the […]
Creme and terracotta coloured buildings with wonderful decorations are what you meet when visiting the Old Town. Soldiers in blue and with silver helmets march around the royal palace. Close by one both after the other leaves the quay to head for one of the hundreds of larger islands in the archipelago, being waved goodbye […]
When Sweden industrialized in the 17th century, it got help from the Walloons, who live in southern Belgium. About 1,200 Walloon families – many with master blacksmiths – moved to Sweden. Many settled northeast of Stockholm and Uppsala, constructing a network of villages. Österbybruk is one of them.