Scandinavia Summer 2008 travel blog

Scandinavia Summer 2008

Verbanszkys travel blog
Enjoy our first foray into travel blogging as we spend the summer road tripping around northern Europe in our new Volvo sportswagon.

Trip Statistics as of August 21:

Number of miles on the Volvo: 5632
Number of ferry rides: 19
Longest tunnel: 8 km
Longest bridge: 17 km
Highest latitude: 69.0 degrees North
(for comparison, Fairbanks Alaska is 64.5 degrees North)
Eastern-most longitude: 29.5 degrees East
(slightly further east than Istanbul)
Highest speed limit: NONE!!!
Number of times Stephanie has gotten to drive (supposedly because she's a "better navigator"): 9
Number of Starbucks: 0!!

Order: oldest at top ( reverse )

 
23 
 
 
Tallinn
 
 
 
 
Another day in Helsinki
 
24 
 
 
Hanko
 
25 
 
 
Turku
 
26 
 
 
Aland
 
27 
 
 
Stockholm here we are!
 
 
 
 
Exploring Stockholm
 
 
 
 
Following the footsteps of royalty
 
 
 
 
Following in the footsteps of a professor
 
28 
 
 
Medieval Festival in Gotland
 
 
 
 
All Around Gotland
 
 
 
 
Leaving Gotland
 
29 
 
 
Kalmar
 
30 
 
 
The Kingdom of Glass
 
31 
 
 
Skane
 
32 
 
 
Malmo and Copenhagen
 
 
 
 
Exploring Copenhagen
 
33 
 
 
Louisiana and Helsingor
 
34 
 
 
Drive to Odense
 
35 
 
 
On to Friesland, Deutschland
 
 
 
 
Looking for roots in Varel
 
 
 
 
Bremerhaven
 
 
 
 
California here we come
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