31st May, 2018

Stockholm

Spending most of this week in Stockholm; some work, some play. Picked a good AirBnB in Södermalm

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Definitely one of my fave AirBnB experiences
Definitely one of my fave AirBnB experiences.
Sunlight and foliage
Sunlight and foliage.
Solna Centrum subway
Solna Centrum subway.
Post-run treat from Petrus bakeryh
Post-run treat from Petrus bakery.
Loved this back window
Loved this back window.
Flat white from Drop Coffee
Flat white from Drop Coffee.
Petrus pain au chocolat
The most beautiful pain au chocolat.
T-Centralen subway
T-Centralen subway.
Stockholm Stadsbibliotek
Stockholm Stadsbibliotek is magnificent and so quietly powerful. If I could imagine Internet knowledge represented as one room, it’d be this‬.
Big run for big rewards
Big run for big rewards.
The light in Gamla Stan
The light in Gamla Stan.
This pic made me happy, so I’m posting it!
This pic made me happy, so I’m posting it!
Big run for big rewards
Big run for big rewards.
Stockholm Stadsbibliotek
Stockholm Stadsbibliotek .
Rooftops
Rooftops.
Solna Centrum
Solna Centrum.

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Notes

  • General
  • Beautiful weather
  • Colours and light
  • Smells - flowers, lilac
  • Södermalm
  • AirBnB on Tavastgatan
  • Steps down to Mariatorget park, subway
  • Nytorget area
  • Leafy, relaxed, shops, streets, people, bikes, kids, pups, benches and slow traffic.
  • Coffee
  • Drop Coffee & Roasters, Wollmar Yxkullsgatan
  • Café Pascal, Södermalm and Vasastan
  • Snickarbacken, that Koppi drip.
  • Food & drink
  • Petrus, Swedenborgsgatan, for pain au chocolat
  • Ekstedt, Humlegårdsgatan
  • Östermalms Saluhall
  • Mikkeller (near Ekstedt)
  • ICA salads, IPAs
  • Shops and brands
  • Krukmakargatan, Sodermalm: print/mags specialist Papercut.
  • Sandqvist, Sodermalm.
  • Grandpa, Sodermalm.
  • Adisgladis, Sodermalm, outdoorsy stuff.
  • Pet Sounds Bar, record store, Sodermalm.
  • E. Torndahl, Gamla Stan
  • Designfirman, Gamla Stan
  • Brands: Stutterheim, TangentGC.
  • Culture
  • The City Library, Vasastan
  • The Hokusai exhibition at Millesgården. Museum with sculpture park showcasing Carl Milles' art, plus antiques-filled house & indoor gallery.
  • Areas
  • Gamla Stan explore
  • Östermalm
  • Subways
  • Solna Centrum (blue line) is the red cave and escalators station.
  • T-Centralen (blue line), the main hub of Stockholm’s subway, is white with blue leaf/flower motifs.
  • Thorildsplan (green line) is all 8-bit, video game levels.

Run

Riddarfjärden loop, just over 7km. Västerbron bridge, Kungsholmen Island subway
Riddarfjärden loop, just over 7km. Västerbron bridge, Kungsholmen Island.

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