Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Baltic Capitals Cruise Vacation Day 11 - Stockholm, Sweden



Tuesday we awoke in Stockholm, Sweden. Our excursion was a bus tour that took us all around Stockholm to see the sites along with a ride up in the Skyview and admission to the Vasa Museum.










 







The back side of the Nobel Museum where the Nobel Prize is given each year.






















Teater Dur & Moll holds only 20 people. It was fun to see.

Next we visited Ericsson Globe, which is an indoor arena, to see a 360 degree view of Stockholm in one of two spherical gondolas that transports passengers to the top of the arena on exterior elevators called Skyview!









Loved the views and the ride!











 

Then on to Old Town where we got to "see" the changing of the guard...if we put our cameras up way above our heads to take a picture. ;)








 

Next the Vasa Museum. The Vasa was a Swedish warship that sank on her maiden voyage in 1628.


A model of the Vasa...


 

The Vasa in real life!


The museum is 6 levels and it is amazing to see the ship from every angle.

As we were entering and leaving the Stockholm Cruise Center that day, the captain of our ship opened up the crew only deck on the front of the ship so that we could all have a look at the Stockholm archipelago. In the Stockholm archipelago there are approximately 30,000 islands and islets. It reminded me a lot of Alaska and it was really cool to experience. 

















View looking back at the ship from the crew only deck.

That night Andrew and I had made a reservation at another specialty restaurant onboard. It was Cagney's Steakhouse. Our favorite!

 

We also had professional pictures done before dinner.


This one is my favorite. I think it turned out really nice!




 

1 comment:

  1. Your professional pictures turned out really nice. I love that shirt on you!

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