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capital city of Sweden

an archipelago positioned on the Baltic Sea

spread over 14 islands connected by a system of bridges

(image from cruisingstockholm.com):

stockholm, map under magnifying glass, cruisingfromstockholmcom

first written account, which referenced the city dates back to the 13th century

its Gamla Stan ( Old Town) is of medieval origins,  lined with cobblestone roads

picturesque vistas:

sea scenary-    tranquil waters, boats, sail ships

stately architectural structures-   public buildings and royal palaces

exteriors of residential dwellings painted in muted hues of orange and yellow

city of the Nobel Prize awards ceremony

monetary unit is the krona (kr)

shopping areas of vintage shops, designer boutiques and

Swedish labels-  Acne Studios, Flippa K., Cheap Monday,

Tiger of Sweden and others

a java lover’s paradise!:

an abundance of excellent coffee houses

delicious pasteries:

there’s even a “Chewy Cake Day”, celebrated on 7 November-

the chocolate chewy cake is the best,  yum!

rich in galleries and museums

Nationalmuseum (the national gallery), presently closed for renovative works,

is home to a permanent collection of works dating from the medieval era to

modern / contemporary pieces

Stockholm,  Sweden

A Walk About

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(slide show photos by meappropriatestyle)