There are many ways to travel to the North Cape. Some adventurous souls choose to walk (Tonje Helene Blomseth), others choose skis (Henrik and Håkon), others – kayaks (Magnus and Lars), or even hitting golf ball the length of Norway in a campaign against cancer (Gunnstein Fretheim).
There are many more that choose a more traditional mode of transportation, such as cars, motorcycles, busses or R.V.’s. On our recent family vacation we travelled south, through Finland and Sweden, and northbound we drove through Norway, exploring the beautiful coastline.
If you’re planning a Scandinavian sight-seeing tour, you’re in for a treat. There are so many things to discover and I encourage you to take time to research and plan your trip. It will be time well spent.
We had the pleasure of staying at the charming Skultuna Brukshotell in Sweden. It was built in 1900, and it’s neighbor is a brass factory that’s been in operation since the 1600’s. There are also quaint shops, a spa, gallery and an enormous park with lovely walking paths.
I couldn’t help but go crazy with my camera in a setting with buildings from the 1600’s, 1900’s and viking stones from 1,000 AD. A photographer’s paradise! Hope you enjoy them!
These viking stones were erected by a man named Gunnald around 1,000 AD. The first, in honor of his son when he travelled to England. The second, when his son-in-law and daughter left on their journey. Both stones sent a good-bye wish: “May God protect them on their journeys.” Makes me wonder the fates of these two traveling vikings.