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Gardening is truly a world-wide obsession. And those classy Swedes do it right! Welcome to the world of “kolonilotter”…

Swedish Community Gardens #1

Swedish Community Gardens #1

We've been back many times since and there are a few things we do every time. One is a visit Skansen which is an outdoor museum meant to capture pre-industrial Sweden. Imagine Colonial Williamsburg on steroids and speaking with an accent and that's it. There's a lot of stuff to see but my favorite attraction, if you can call it that, are two tiny garden houses called "kolonilotter" - translation "colony of lots" or, more simply, allotments. Read More »

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