Birka, Sweden’s first city and one of the most important trading centres for the Vikings for over 200 years. Now it’s one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Definitely great for a visit if you love Vikings, archaeology and nature!
A beautiful sunny day on Birka, Sweden (summer 2019). The clouds look like they were painted carefully in the sky with watercolours.
Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects – Dalai Lama
So many beautiful layers, textures and colours in this single photo. From stones to grass to trees, topped off by a gorgeous blue sky. Birka, you’re amazing!
I love this photo so much. It’s a perfect frame, a nature’s window. Those big grey boulders in the foreground, those lush trees in the mid ground making up the frame, completed by the water, island and moody sky in the distance. Nature, you are perfect.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow – Norman Vincent Peale
Love the abundant branches and foliage framed perfectly by the two attached trees.
It was time to -sort of- say goodbye to my friend and her husband. They needed to go back to work and I was going to visit another friend. But first, I had a day and a night in Stockholm. I arrived early in the morning. Luckily, I could already check into my hotel room,Continue reading “A day in Stockholm”