Monthly Archives: August 2019

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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