Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, lies on the Baltic coast. It is built on 14 small islands that are connected by about 50 bridges. (About 20 minutes away by boat begins the rest of a much larger archipelago of over 30,000 islands.) Stockholm’s cathedral and Gamla Stan date back to the Middle Ages. At the Royal Palace, witness the changing of the guards accompanied by a lot of music. You can take pictures as the colorful sentries march counterclockwise around the palace in front of amused spectators.
Check out the Vasa Museum and learn about a ship that is considered the last...More