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Gamla Stan waterfront, Stockholm, Sweden — June 26, 2016


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In awe, Gamla Stan, Stockholm, Sweden — June 26, 2016


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The Vasa, Stockholm, Sweden — June 27, 2016


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Central square, Gamla Stan, Stockholm, Sweden — June 26, 2016

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Alleyways of Gamla Stan, Stockholm, Sweden — June 26, 2016


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Carpatair YR-FKB Fokker 100, Stockholm Arlanda Airport, Sweden — June 27, 2016

This is the plane I flew to Tallinn, Estonia

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Sweden Journal

Fri, June 24, 2016 — In flight

I Lyft over to OAK Oakland International Airport and check my bags. I board Norwegian Air Shuttle 7068, sit in seat 4J in the premium cabin and we take off at 4:55pm.


Saturday, June 25 — Stockholm

We land at ARN Stockholm Arlanda Airport at 12:00 high noon. I board the Arlanda Express and exit at Central Station. I transfer to the Stockholm Metro red line and exit two stops later at Slussen. I walk with my bags to Hilton Stockholm Slussen and check in. I change and walk to Gamla stan old town where I proceed to get lost. I have a tasty lunch at Stockholms Gästabud. I order three kinds of pickled herring, bread, cheese and egg. I walk to and have an Aperol spritz and enjoy the view on the terrace of Södra Teatern in the borough of Katarina-Sofia.


Sunday, June 26 — Stockholm

I wake up at 3:00am and the sun is high in the sky. It seems like the middle of the day. Breakfast at the hotel with the highly annoying and rather aggressive coughing Brit. I rent a Stockholm City Bike and pedal over to Djurgården where I visit Vasa in the Vasamuseet and the large park on . Visit the Fotografiska. Have buffet dinner at the vegetarian Hermans including salad, hummus, roasted vegetables, yellow curry, bread. Epic night ride.


Monday, June 27 — Tallinn

Wake early. Bike over to Östermalms Saluhall. Buy some cured herring. Visit the Royal Palace. Check out. Have meatballs at Nya Blå Dörren. I take the green line to Central Station and transfer to the ARN Arlanda Express for Stockholm Arlanda Airport. I board Carpatair 7126 and at 6:40pm.

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