Laura Ricketts Designs

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Laura Ricketts Designs is a personal and business website for Laura Ricketts, hand-knitwear designer, author, teacher, crafter, mother and wife.

Stockholm: The Venice of the North

We interrupt this trip rambling to inform you that... this all took place last month, and I'm home and blogging now. 

Proceed. 

I arrived in Stockholm on Monday, September 2.  The land in Sweden is far different from Iceland: green, rolling farmland, rivers and lakes in the place of volcanic fields.

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On the plane, I met my uncle from Minnesota. In the airport, I met my best expatriate friend during my year in Mongolia. She is Finnish and lives in Sweden. What a wonderful thing to see her again!  

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I visited with her family, and the next day, visited the holdings of the Folk Museum of Stockholm. So wonderful to see some of the Sámi items there.  Later, Eeva took me around old Stockholm.

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 The square in front of the Royal Palace and the Nobel Museum.

The square in front of the Royal Palace and the Nobel Museum.

The next day, the two of us were back at Arlanda airport.  This time to fly to Luleå, Norbotten, Sweden.