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Bike Ride in Sweden–Day 5–Floda Kyrka

Today our shorter ride of 26 miles will take us through tranquil and remote parts of Sodermanland.  We will be headed for Floda Kyrka, where there is a sacred gothic building with magnificent liturgical fresco dating back to the 15th … Continue reading

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Bike Ride in Sweden–Bike and Train to Katrineholm

As we leave the town of Sodertalje, we are greeted with a ride in the beautiful country side of Sweden.  In our brochure it is stated as “the land of the Southern men.  This title was given because the scenic … Continue reading

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Bike Ride in Sweden–Day 2 and 3–Castles and Churches

On our ride today we get the opportunity to visit Drottningholm Castle, the principal residence of the Swedish royal family.  Here are a few pictures of that beautiful palace. The palace has a beautiful lake view.  The inside is adorned … Continue reading

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BIKE RIDE IN SWEDEN–THE ROUTE MAP

This map shows the bike route we will taking.  It starts in Stockholm, moves south and west, then north and back east to Stockholm.   As you can see there are numerous lakes and waterways in this part of Sweden.  In … Continue reading

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BIKE RIDE IN SWEDEN—DAY 1–STOCKHOLM

  Our first hotel in Stockholm was the Hotell Reisen .  It was located across from the harbor in Stockholm.  Nice! Once we got situated, we took a tour of some interesting spots in the city.  The park known as “Millesgarden” … Continue reading

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BIKE RIDE IN SWEDEN–INTRODUCTION

On August 1st we boarded the plane for our flight to Stockholm, Sweden.   This was the start of an 11 day adventure that would cover nearly 200 mile of the beautiful Swedish country side known as “Sormland”.  This region is … Continue reading

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I published a draft from the end of our trip in June.  It posted after my latest blog telling you that I am about to start an adventurous bike ride in Sweden.  That post is just after the one about … Continue reading

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Today is our next to the last day on the road.

We left Indianapolis about 9am this morning with no great plan other than to get to Knoxville, Tn., this evening.  Georgie, however, was actively looking for cool things to see on Road Side America. The first place we stopped was … Continue reading

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It’s been awhile but here we go again.

Dear Friends, It has been awhile since I have posted on this blog. But tomorrow we board a flight to Stockholm, Sweden. We will be starting a 10 day bike ride in that beautiful country and I am going to … Continue reading

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PAGE 3–EVEN MORE ADVENTURES

So we actually left our campsite at 8am and had about a 4 hour drive to Indianapolis, Il., where we would be staying tonight.  As it turned out, it took us from 8am to 5pm to cover the 312 miles.  … Continue reading

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