Tag: sweden

Feb 12, 2013

The Largest Ice and Snow Hotel in the World

The Largest Ice and Snow Hotel in the World

Every winter, artists from around the world gather in Jukkasjärvi, northern Sweden, for an art project that has become known as ICEHOTEL. It is the world’s first and largest hotel built of snow and ice. Jukkasjärvi is a small village in northern Sweden with a population of 900 residents and about 1000 dogs. Each…

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Nov 9, 2012

Picture of the Day: Snowmobiling the Norway-Sweden Border

Picture of the Day: Snowmobiling the Norway-Sweden Border

SNOWMOBILING THE NORWAY-SWEDEN BORDER Photograph by haqbar on Reddit In this incredible photograph by haqbar on Reddit, we see a rider preparing to snowmobile across a section of the Norway-Sweden border. The 1,200 pixel tall image is reminiscent of the popular ‘wait for it‘ pic. The photo above was taken in February…

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Oct 3, 2012

The Treehotel in Sweden for Nature Lovers

The Treehotel in Sweden for Nature Lovers

Located in the unspoilt nature of northern Sweden, the idea behind Treehotel is to offer a high-standard accommodation in a harmonious setting. Together with some of Scandinavia’s leading architects, five uniquely designed treerooms were created in Harads, approximately fifty kilometres outside the city of Lulea, Sweden. The treerooms are located 4-6 meter above ground,…

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May 7, 2012

Stockholm Metro: The World’s Longest Art Gallery

Stockholm Metro: The World’s Longest Art Gallery

At 110 kilometers (68.3 miles) in length, the Stockholm Subway System is said to be the world’s longest art exhibit. Travelling by metro is like travelling through an exciting story that extends from the artistic pioneers of the 1950s to the art experiments of today. Over 90 of the 100 subway stations in…

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