Monthly archives: August 2012

Swedish youngsters and their Mariachi renditions

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I ran into these youngsters in downtown Stockholm decked out in sombreros, woven shawls, and faux mustaches – their rendition of Mexican Mariachis. When I asked them what was up, they said they were filming a short movie.

Taste of Olympics in Stockholm Triathlon

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This past Saturday, the ITU World Triathlon Championships came to Stockholm and brought top Olympic athletes along with it. Competitors swam across Stockholm’s harbor, biked, and then ran multiple laps around Gamla stan and the Palace.

Visiting friends in the archipelago

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One of the reasons I dig living in Stockholm is that you’re never more than five minutes from water, and hanging out in the archipelago means spectacular views from your doorsteps.

Long summer days and golden light

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A few more summer scenes from around Stockholm especially when the sun hovers for hours until it finally sets between 10-11pm.

Boating lifestyle around Skeppsholmen

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Just like checking out your neighbor’s manicured lawn, it’s always interesting checking out how different boats docked along Skeppsholmen have been pimped out.