Ferry to Mariehamn a cold winter day

Iskallt krispig skärgård

A freezing cold winter day in January 2013 I took a day trip with a ferry (Stockholm-Mariehamn-Stockholm). I have never experienced anything like this. It was so cold outside so it steamed from the ice and the ferry drove out and into large fog banks. One minute it was quite clear with sun and cloud…

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Winter in the Stockholm archipelago

Vinter i Stockholms skärgård

During the winter months very few visitors visit the Stockholm archipelago. If you have the opportunity to get out among the islands on a cold day when the weather is nice you not only get to enjoy the privacy but also beautiful views like this. Boat tours to the archipelago are limited during winte…

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Day trip to Harö

Harö by i höstskrud

To set the clock, wake up and leave the warm bed early on a sunday morning requires something special. This day trip out to Harö a cold autumn day in late october was just as successful as I could wish for. Good company, beautiful views, sun from a clear blue sky in autumnal garb with……

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Fire weekend at Arholma

Haspen till en gammal militärbunker

Each year, the tourist season in the archipelago is ending with a so-called eldhelg (Fire weekend). For many restaurants, cafes, guest houses and hotels, it means that they are closing for the winter. The fire weekend is a concept created by ” Visit Skärgården ” to attract visitors to the archipelag…

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