An old church near my hotel.
The east stable for an older military fort.
A view down a street to the harbor.
A small park in eastern Stockholm.
A building just off the park.
The reception hall in the history museum.
A gate near the castle.
A statue of Gustavus Adolphus.
The side of the ship Vasa.
The gun ports. Vasa was a galleon during the thirty years war that sank one mile after launch. It was raised about 50 years ago, and is the best preserved ship of that era.
At the head of the ship. Note the intricate carvings.
The rigging for the ship.
Looking down the side of the ship.
The stern is highly decorated.
These galleries were for small arms combat.
The top decoration.
Looking down on the restored ship.
A small castle.
The Vasa Museum from the harbor.
The Stockholm Skyline
A statue in the harbor.
Two owls fighting over a vole.
A red house near the Nobel Museum.
A yellow house near the Nobel Museum.
A green house near the Nobel Museum.
The skyline in bright daylight.
The royal castle.
Night falls in Stockholm.
Kiruna Station -- a popular skiing destination.
The Tornetrask is a large lake that we passed as we crossed the mountains into Norway.
At the summit of the mountains on the Norway-Sweden border, north of the Arctic Circle.
All images are © Copyright 2012 James C. Armstrong, Jr.