Category Archives: Votive ships

Churches we’ve discovered that feature votive ships.

Ginger Apelgren is a great name

Ekerö church is not far from us. Today it sat in a flat, snowy landscape, looking picture postcard perfect. Behind the church, the water of Lake Mälaren, shattered sheets of ice laid across its surface, was glinting in the sunlight. … Continue reading

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Photobombed by the British PM

It was Swedish National Day today, which seemed to mean there were lots of strawberries everywhere. It was also the final day of the first test between New Zealand and England at Lords, which meant I was somehow allowed to … Continue reading

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Return to Dalarö

The little church at Dalarö was closed the last time we visited, just before Christmas. Mirinda had read somewhere that it was going to be open to visitors today. I was given the task of finding out if this was … Continue reading

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