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2016 Swedish Labyrinth Pilgrimage

Regular readers will remember my posts about our 2015 Swedish Labyrinth Tour, and we are now working hard on plans for returning in 2016. Once again, we’ll be working with Lars Howlett from Discover Labyrinths, and this year we’ll also be…

22 Jan 2016

Farewell Bow

This was the view out the window of the plane as we flew out of Sweden on Sunday evening – an ulta-bright double rainbow, a symbol of promise and love. Thanks, Sweden, for a wonderful week of labyrinths, friendship, and…

09 Jun 2015

Sweden’s National Day

We spent our last day in Gotland (last Saturday, but I’ve fallen a bit behind) driving to the southern tip of the island to attend a special event at the Bottarve Farm Museum. In celebration of National Day of Sweden…

08 Jun 2015

Sun, Sea, and Sky

I just can't get enough of the sun, sea, and sky here on Gotland. The peace of the island and my joy at being in this beautiful place is permeating my bones. The fact that we are also walking labyrinths…

06 Jun 2015

Exploring Gotland

A nigh unto perfect day for exploring and labyrinth walking yesterday… the sun was out, the wind was easing, and spring is in its prime here on Gotland. It was a day of discovery, reunion, and surprise. We started our…

05 Jun 2015

Labyrinth Search

We drove up to the north end of Gotland to see two of the old labyrinths, at Hallshuk and Othem, and to search for a newer one that we had only heard about. The lushness of the scenery and the…

03 Jun 2015

Colourful Visby

Visby is one of the more colourful and charming places I’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting. But of course it would be colourful – it is, after all, Pippi Longstocking‘s home town. We spent much of the day yesterday…

03 Jun 2015

Destination Labyrinth

We have arrived on Gotland and have spotted our first labyrinth. My heart always thrills when I see these big ferries coming in to take us to faraway places. Our crossing was smooth and easy, with time for us to…

01 Jun 2015

Clean Lines

One of the best parts of travel is experiencing how different places feel and look. In Sweden the lines are eye-catchingly clean and crisp, and there is an efficiency that I find quite freeing and enlivening. I tend to weigh…

01 Jun 2015

Travel Day

We covered many miles yesterday, driving around London on the M25 to the new and improved Heathrow Terminal 2 (wow, I still can’t believe we enjoyed our time at that airport!), then flying up to Stockholm. The only glitch in…

31 May 2015

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