A trip to Gotland, Sweden July-2010
Visby harbour by night (Gotland, Sweden)
Visby harbour by night
Det kostade skjortan på denna restaurant :-)
Hmmm don't know how to translate this but in swedish there is a saying that if something is really expensive it "costs the shirt",
however this time it was a joke but the swedish 20 kronor bill can be foulded to look like a small shirt.
Visby by night
Visby by night
They had just started up the 4G mobile system in Visby, July 2010.
Downlink 28,75 Mbit/sec and uplink 9.96 Mbit/sec outperforms my fixed ADSL connection with
4 times on download and 12 times on uplink. Still they where not running at full speed.
Among the most notable historical remains in Visby are the 3.4 km long stone wall called Ringmuren ("the Ring Wall"), that encircles the city and the old church ruins.
The work on the ring wall was likely begun in the 12th century. Around 1300 it was rebuilt to reach its current height, acquiring the characteristic towers,
although some towers were not constructed until the 15th century. The ringwall is still largely intact.
Close to the Lummelunda cave you could visit the biggest preserved mill wheel in northern Europe.
An old winch at Ireviken
The way to the biggest Rauk in Sweden at Lickershamn Gotland
The biggest Rauk in
Sweden. It's called the Virgin or the Maiden.
The Rauk was named the Maiden (or the Virgin) due to folklore that a young girl was placed on top of the Rauk
1000 years ago and her lover would be allowed to marry her if he could bring her down, but when he was
close to succeding in carrying her down the girls father shot him in the head with an arrow and both of them fell down in the sea and was never seen again.
The biggest Rauk in Sweden.
View over Lickershamn
Needed some rain.
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