(Stockholm and Uppsala)
December 2005
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Thurs 28 Dec 05. Royal Opera House, Stockholm.

A snowy street in Stockholm.

Djurgbron bridge, Stockholm.

Part of the harbour.

Locals on their way to town!

The 17th century Royal Warship "Vasa" housed at the Vasamuseet specially constructed for it.

"Vasa" the world's oldest identified and complete ship. The top attraction in Scandinavia.

Snowy stockholm.

Tour guide seeks directions.

Skansen, an open-air museum containing 18th and 19th century dwellings.

Skansen park.

A view from Skansen.

Skansen covers some 30 hectares or 75 acres.

Another part of Skansen.

Scandanvian animals at Skansen.

We picked a very cold day to stroll about an open-air museum and park!

A snowy view in Skansen.

A close up of the previous photo.

Bicycles in Stockholm.

Train trip to Uppsala, 68 km or 42 miles NW of Stockholm.

Parking near the train station, Uppsala. Uppsala is Sweden's major university city.





Uppsala's church.

Joe all rugged up!

Pretty view of the church spires, Uppsala.

Photo taken from our hotel window of workers scraping snow from rooftoops.

Narrow street in Stockholm's old city, Gamla Stan.

Old city area, Stockholm.

Main square in the old city, Stockholm.

Intrepid climber in the courtyard of the Royal Palace.

The front of the Royal Palace.

Stockholm harbour.

Monument in the old city.

One of the narrowest streets in the old city.

The old city.

View from the old city of one of Stockholm's islands.

Bundled up in the old city.

New Year's Eve 2005, choir singing at Skansen.

Monday 1 January 06. Our plane to Paris.