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, […]
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.