After having spent one week in the Swedish countryside, coming back to a big city came a bit as a shock. I have heart many great things about Stockholm, so I raised the bar pretty high. Which may be why I was a bit disappointed.
Lake Vänern is the largest lake in Sweden (and apparently in the European Union) with and area of 5,655 square km, thus more than twice the size of the whole country of Luxembourg!
When deciding where to spend this year’s summer holidays and longing for some quiet nature space while avoiding too much heat and sun, we quickly settled on Sweden. But where? Sweden is a huge country! Initially interested in going to the very north, I got a bit scared when I read about all the self-sufficiency techniques you should acquire. After all I am still an epicurean and do enjoy a chic hotel and a nice restaurant. Continue reading “Sweden Part 1 : the West Coast”