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Last week I asked are we near the zoo?

The answer is not really, but on the shore here are these cranes that have been painted to look like giraffes.


red houses on Södermalm (3)

This nice red house is found near the intersection of Åsögatan and Skeppargränd

Skeppargränd (map) 20 Jan 2008



The main campus of Stockholm University is located in Frescati. Signal colours and the letters A-F help students (and staff!) navigate in and between the six main buildings. The architecture is not pretty, still pretty functional.

Universitetet (map) 27 Jan 2008


red houses on Södermalm (2)

On Åsögatan, at the corner of Sågargatan, the red houses are found in very peculiar places

Åsögatan (map) 20 Jan 2008



Not much of a winter view, it looks pretty much the same a month later and we're in for another mild weekend. Here's the City Library.

Odengatan (map) 25 Dec 2007


are we near the Zoo?

Is this stretch of water near the zoo?

What is it that might make one think so?



We've already been inside this railway semaphore in Marievik. Here's a shot from the outside.

Marievik (map) 4 Nov 2007


red houses on Södermalm

On the southeastern parts of Södermalm there are still plenty of old red wooden houses. Some of them are grouped together like a small community in the middle of highways and modern housing.

Åsögatan (map) 20 Jan 2008


clupea harengus

A pile of canoes waiting for warmer seasons by the Djurgården Bridge. Those of us who remember the very first days of stockholm by pixels will recall Stefan's intriguing herrings. Here is my belated tribute to those "herrings"!

Djurgårdsbron (map) 13 Jan 2008


birka party countdown

Returning to Birka Paradise, this is a shot from the countdown. It's an hour before takeoff with road traffic on Stadsgårdsleden in the foreground.

Stadsgårdshamnen (map) 4 Nov 2007


after the snow came (3)

We're back at the waterside, by the Hammarby channel, where someone forgot this canoe

Hammarby kanal (map) 3 Jan 2008


mid-month theme: subway day

The subway is a treasure for anyone interested in signs. There are all sorts. This one shows us how much longer we'll have to wait and where we might end up if we take the next train.

subway day is a mid-month theme shared by the following blogs:
New York City Daily Photo - PHO (Paris) - stockholm by pixels

Västra Skogen station (map) 5 Dec 2007


Reading by the Mill

Last week I asked if people knew where the man was reading.
Pia was of course spot on and although Peter edged his bets, he did us a map. He was indeed by the Mill as this larger picture shows.


högalidskyrkan (2)

Back in the Högalid Church. Alex has been there as well.

Högalidskyrkan (map) 4 Nov 2007


shake it baby

Dancing is another way to stay warm by Sveavägen. Sculpture by Ingvar Johnsson.

Sveavägen (map) 25 Dec 2007


after the snow came (2)

Walking by the Hammarby channel there are several of these small houses along the waterside

Hammarby kanal (map) 3 Jan 2008


årstaberg (3)

The local fast food market is jammed with competing temptations. Here's one establishment by the Årstaberg commuter station.

Årstaberg (map) 4 Nov 2007


a man reading

I found this man sitting on a bench quietly reading.

Do you know the location?


park a lot less (2)

The pleasures of parking are somewhat constrained at this low budget parking lot

Hornstulls strand (map) 4 Nov 2007


after the snow came

This street is called Urvädersgränd and is situated on top of Götgatsbacken. The famous Swedish poet and composer Carl Michael Bellman (1740-1795) used to live in the orange house.

Urvädersgränd (map) 3 Jan 2008


urban tree

This tree by Odengatan has seen quite a few Christmas holidays come and go. If you're a tree, January is perfect for resting. Regaining your strength. Before long all those green leaves are due again.

Odengatan (map) 25 Dec 2007


eriksdalsbadet (3)

The national swimming centre per se, Eriksdalsbadet by architect Björn Thynberger

Eriksdalsbadet (map) 28 Oct 2007


trash can

photo: Johan Andersson

We Swedes are not that normal, just look at this trash can. Will you or will you not use this one... ;)

Slussen (map) 12 Dec 2007

birka party blackout

The party is on! I did say "shake it" but this is ridiculous.

Slussen towards Stadsgårdshamnen (map) 4 Nov 2007

plenty more from Stockholm, Sweden - click on photos to enlarge!