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Sep 30, 2012 - Archipelago Excursion

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND Just outside of Stockholm are a series of islands making up the Stockholm Archipelago. People who have both the time and inclination can explore the idyllic islands, discover Viking gravesites, wander through quaint fishing villages and admire sturdy former palaces. Ask a local how many islands comprise the archipelago and you will get answers anywhere from 10,000 to 100,000 but realistically, there are probably about 24,000 islands that provide a buffer from the open waters of the Baltic Sea. It’s understandable that...

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Aug 1, 2010 - Stockholm archipelago

Our departure date for Scandinavia was looming and not only did we not know where we were going, but how we would get there. So a new friend from Sweden, Per, whom we met in Klaipeda and again in Liepaja suggested to visit the Stockholm archipelago. Not wanting to sound like complete Americans, we resisted the temptation to say 'Stockholm has an archipelago?!' After a bit of research and a suggestion from another Swede to visit the archipelago, we looked into ferries and flights to Stockholm. We picked out the Vaxholm/Bogesund hostel from...

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