Tag archives for Gamla stan

Dark days around Gamla stan and Slussen

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I often tell my friends that Stockholm is at its most photogenic during long summer days.

I fully take that back now.

Firemen hanging out in Gamla stan

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Recently ran into a couple firemen standing on their truck, waiting standby in case of emergencies during an event in downtown Stockholm.

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.

Flickr favorite: Lounging on the quay


Photo by: jen66 (CC BY NC SA)

Flickr Favorite: Stortorget


Photo by: Boon Low (CC BY ND)