Christiania is a self-governing neighbourhood in Copenhagen, located in a former military setting. Its people, its liveliness and its street art make Christiania a very colourful place, reflecting a culture rooted in diversity and tolerance. Here below my particular vision of this well-known Danish hippie commune. Eleazar.
I have been recently to Copenhagen for the first time, and I was impressed by its open spaces around the canals. Wandering around the Københavns Havn (Port of Copenhagen) is a very relaxing experience that allows you to enjoy the immensity of the sky and the water in a former industrial environment, now turned into an … Sigue leyendo Copenhagen, blue paradise in Scandinavia
The mild weather of late June in Sweden invites locals and visitors to go hiking through grassy meadows and pine forests. As much as it invites us to take a quick dip in one of the many lakes that can be found on the edge of the forest. The pictures above were shot in Söderbysjön … Sigue leyendo Midsummer Day hike
The private residence of the Swedish royal family is located in the outskirts of Stockholm, on the shores of lake Mälaren. The palace can be visited (at least partially), as well as its Baroque and English gardens. It is not the only public institution that is open to the public in Sweden though: Stockholm City … Sigue leyendo Drottningholm Palace
Branded as the alternative neighbourhood of Stockholm, Södermalm has a lot to offer, going from cosy bars and cafés in lively streets to picturesque houses and parks in peaceful corners. I was positively surprised by the considerable number of art déco buildings in the area, which are my favourite. Not less important is the presence … Sigue leyendo Södermalm: the soul of Stockholm
Often called the Capital of Scandinavia, also known as the major Venice of the North, Stockholm has received different nicknames, and is usually compared to other European cities. And indeed, the imposing buildings next to the Royal Palace, with ochre façades and awnings, reminded me of Venice; The small island where the Parliament is and … Sigue leyendo Stockholm
Last Tuesday, in the framework of a trip to Denmark and Sweden, I visited Huvudskär, a group of almost 200 islets in the outer reaches of the Stockholm Archipelago. Being a traditional enclave for fishermen, the main islet is sprinkled with tiny wooden cabins, nowadays constituting the second residence of a few families being somehow … Sigue leyendo In the heart of the Baltic Sea