Sweden Lies North

Sweden lies north, and in August, North is where the cool air is. That alone would have been reason enough for us to go; after all, seven years ago, to cool off was the impetus for Kay and me to journey by train and bus through Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Poland, and the Baltic countries all the way to Finland. This summer, though, we had an additional reason. We had promised ourselves and our former New York neighbor Desiree to visit her in Uppsala. Of course, we were curious, too. We had never been to Sweden. Continue reading Sweden Lies North