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Destinations, Europe, Journal, Sweden

Skara Adventures: Part I

September 3, 2014

Discovering Family Roots

We had the most wonderful day with our relatives on our last day in Sweden. Roland had planned a bunch of activities for us to do as we ventured to Skara, the town where our common relatives had lived, and some are currently still living there!

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Destinations, Europe, Journal, Sweden

The Elements of Stockholm

August 27, 2014

Wow. It has been a whirlwind last four or so days. Sweden is officially one of the most amazing countries in the world. I have so much to write about from our time there, but it has been a crazy last few days, so I will need to get all caught up through a few different posts 🙂

Anyway, on to Stockholm.

Dennis and I spent a day and a half galavanting around Stockholm. It is one of the coolest cities that we have been to on our trip [I hesitate to say that “aloud” though, as we have quickly found out that there is a rivalry between Stockholm and Gothenburg, where my family lives!].

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Destinations, Europe, Ireland, Journal

Howth

August 17, 2014

Dennis and I ventured to a small fishing village in on the eastern coast of Ireland called Howth [pronounced like Ho-Ho-Ho-wth…if that makes sense 🙂 ]

We sat in the front row of a double decker bus on the way there. It was cool to see a bit of countryside as we rode—my favorite part being the massive fields spotted with little sheep.

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Destinations, Europe, Ireland, Journal

Guinness Academy

August 16, 2014

Dennis and I ventured to the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin [the originator of all things Guinness].

To those of you who know us, going there is quite an oxymoron.

Dennis and I are not beer people–at all…but we had enough people recommend it to us that we thought we should give it a whirl.

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