Monthly archives: September 2012

Strolling along Rosenlundskanalen in Gothenburg

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Strolling along Rosenlundskanalen in Gothenburg, Sweden - Street photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Strolling along Rosenlundskanalen in Gothenburg, Sweden - Street photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Strolling along Rosenlundskanalen in Gothenburg, Sweden - Street photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Strolling along Rosenlundskanalen in Gothenburg, Sweden - Street photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Strolling along Rosenlundskanalen in Gothenburg, Sweden - Street photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Strolling along Rosenlundskanalen in Gothenburg, Sweden - Street photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström
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While in Gothenburg, I took a scenic walk along Rosenlundskanalen – one of many canals that make up the city.

Checking out seafood at Feskekörka

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Since 1874, Feskekörka (“Fish Church”) has been a recognizable landmark in Gothenburg, and is a fish market that houses four seafood vendors and two restaurants quite popular with lunch crowds.

Gothenburg on a cloudy day

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Scenes from Gothenburg and its iconic sky blue trams on a cloudy day.

Walking through a boutique hotel in Gothenburg

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Dorsia Hotel, Gothenburg, Sweden - Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Dorsia Hotel, Gothenburg, Sweden - Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Dorsia Hotel, Gothenburg, Sweden - Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Dorsia Hotel, Gothenburg, Sweden - Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Dorsia Hotel, Gothenburg, Sweden - Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Dorsia Hotel, Gothenburg, Sweden - Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström
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I just got back from Gothenburg where I was updating a guidebook. Over the next few posts, I’ll be sharing scenes and photos from my experiences exploring Gothenburg city as well as its culinary scene. The photos above are from a newly opened boutique hotel, Dorsia.

Meeting Chef Leif Mannerström at Kometen

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Meeting Chef Leif Mannerström at Kometen, Gothenburg, Sweden - Swedish Food Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Meeting Chef Leif Mannerström at Kometen, Gothenburg, Sweden - Swedish Food Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Meeting Chef Leif Mannerström at Kometen, Gothenburg, Sweden - Swedish Food Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström Meeting Chef Leif Mannerström at Kometen, Gothenburg, Sweden - Swedish Food Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström
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Many locals will probably recognize legendary chef Leif Mannerström above; also one of the judges of Sweden’s Master Chef TV show. I was recently at his flagship restaurant, Kometen (“The Comet”) in Gothenburg updating a guidebook and he happened to be around sitting at the bar.