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Had to get online in Stockholm to use Google maps and other online resources. Help? There’s an excellent guide called Pay as you go sim with data Wiki and the entry for Sweden lists several options. I went to the local Phone House opposite my hotel and purchased a Telenor plan called Talk More. The […]

Sunny day. Off to see a photography exhibition at Fotografiska: It was 3 stories of wonderful photography and excellent cafes. Had to have a beer called “God Lager“: Wish Melbourne had a dedicated photography exhibition. Some street images around our hotel:

A sunny and muggy day. Enroute to the Vasa museum we walked through the Karlaplan area: The Vasa museum is on its own island, so we needed to cross a bridge to get there: The Vasa is a viking war ship that sank on its maiden voyage: Then it was off for a boat ride […]

Day 2 started wet. We begin at the main train station: After a bit of sight seeing in the main downtown area we stopped at the Bakfickan restaurant at the Operak√§llaren. This is the #1 rated restaurant on Tripadvisor and it was a good pick. Excellent traditional dishes and a charming atmosphere: The restaurant takes […]

The journey took a cancelled flight and 40 hours… Here’s a picture of us deplaning in Dubai at 5am. No sign of an airbridge in sight. Not a good impression. And when transiting in Frankfurt there were raffles for classic Mercedes all over the place. I guess raffles for vintage Holdens wouldn’t have as much […]