International Volvo Photo Locations Part 420 Skatudden (or Katajanokka in Finnish) is a neighbourhood of Helsinki, Finland, with around 4000 inhabitants in 2005. The district is located adjacent to the immediate downtown area, though in the first major town plan for Helsinki from the mid-18th century, the area fell outside the fortifications planned to encircle […]
Archives for boats
This wonderfull artwork from the swedish west coast is by Thomas Olsson, an illustrator from Göteborg whom earlier has worked as a teacher at the Berghs School of Communication but has been a specialist in the creation of retro images from the 40 and 50s. I love these images!! These images can be ordered at […]
International Volvo Photo Locations Part 148 Ålesund is a town and municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is part of the traditional district of Sunnmøre, and the center of the Ålesund Region. It is a sea port, and is noted for its unique concentration of Art Nouveau architecture. Legend has it that Gangerolf […]
International Volvo Photo Locations Part 24 Lago di Sankt Moritz or Lake St. Moritz is a lake near St. Moritz, Switzerland. With a surface of 0.78 km², it is smaller than the main lakes of the Upper Engadin valley (Lake Sils, Lake Silvaplana). Every January or early February, Polo matches are held on the lake. […]
Visited today Navigationssällskapet at Lillöörarna in the Stockholm Skärgård. Beautiful!!
After our first day at work, after the summer vacation, we decided to enjoy the journey home from Stockholm to Vaxholm. So, we had a little afterwork party at the Väddö boat from Strömkajen (Stockholm) to Ytterby brygga in Vaxholm.
Today was Skärgårdsbåtens Dag. Skärgårdsbåtens Dag is a festival in the Stockholm archipelago, held on the first or second Wednesday in June of the Skärgårdens Trafikantförening since 1964. The fleet departs from Strömkajen in front of the Grand Hotel in Stockholm. Archipelago boats, both steamships, motor ships, other ships and boats operating in the column […]
Today visited US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton our beautiful Vaxholm! Clinton had a meeting with Carl Bildt and Defense Minister Karin Engström (from Vaxholm) for talks on a boat trip from Stockholm to Vaxholm and back, through Stockholm’s Skärgården. Later she will be meeting Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and Crown Princess Vistoria for […]
Today we had our first tour into the Stockholm Archipelago of the year with the boat of good friends. Destination was Grinda, not so far away from our place. Blue skies, hot temperature and a mild wind! Excellent!! More on Grinda: Grinda Wärdshus Hotell & Konferens Skärgårdsstiftelsens wikipedia
Het Scheepvaartmuseum (The National Maritime Museum) is a museum located in Amsterdams. The museum is housed in a former naval storehouse, ‘s Lands Zeemagazijn or Admiraliteits Magazijn, designed by the Dutch architect Daniël Stalpaert and constructed in 1656. The museum moved to this building in 1973. The museum is dedicated to maritime history and contains […]