Megaliths in Askeberga and Abbey Ruins in Varnhem

On an early November morning I saw clear skies ahead and drove off for a fine day in Västra Götaland, to visit a megalithic site, and as it happen also some of the beautiful sites along the way. Below is an informative day trip vlog and further below some photos and general info about the ...

Late Swedish Autumn

This year has been really active so it's time to gear down and take it slower and create good vibes at home ahead of the birth of our second child. Next year will be full of adventures if all goes well.   https://youtu.be/PMrR3tMtpEw     Sunshine and blue skies is a rarity in November on the Swedish West Coast. So ...

Alvastra Abbey Ruins

I wish you all a fine autumn, This is my realm, this is my loyalty and for this I share my life. Here's some footage and photos from the Alvastra Abbey Ruins. It was founded in 1143 and kept on being a place for Cisterician place of worship until 1530. It's a beautiful destination in East ...

Ragnhildsholmen Medieval Fort Ruin

Went out to find good spots for photo sessions, and this medieval fort ruin, called Ragnhildsholmen, was great.     https://youtu.be/1syfMvqEklo   Ragnhildsholmen belong to Norway around 1250's when it was built. Sweden won over the whole region in 1658 in The Roskilde Peace Treaty negotiations. This fort however, was only in use for about hundred years as its significance ...

Early May Days

The last day of April was the first real good spring day and May has come out mostly sunny so far - not that warm, but sunny and the long Nordic days give you a sense of timelessness.   https://youtu.be/rJTHDnL9bPU     What's amazing is that the doll theatre, Pozorište Lutaka, from Mostar came to Sweden and Göteborg so we ...

Leaving Öland

It’s soon time for us to leave Öland and head down to south Europe.   https://youtu.be/N7jf72oOTPA     The forest nymph is not that much of a spectacular person.   Trollskogen.   When I go grocery shopping everything and everyone goes into the cart.   Autumn overload.   This robot vacuum cleaner has indeed made out lives easier.   Global fussball OK! Penalties: Father 5 Baby 0   The best football anthem ever made! By ...

Ancient Norse Megaliths in Sweden

There are more megalithic sites in Europe than people are aware of, beside some of the famous ones like Stonehenge and Carnac, from Turkey's Göbekli Tepe (okey, technically it's in Asia, but some of the first European settlements were there in ancient times) and all the way from Bosnian megaliths up to the Swedish sites ...