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April 4: Gamla Stan

On return to downtown, we stopped at Gamla Stan and made our way back to the hotel on foot.

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From the edge of Gamla Stan by the water, looking up toward Tyska Kyrkan (the German Church).

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Dense layout x high latitude = elusive sun.

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MOON

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Looking out to, I think, Södermalm across the water.

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Tyska Kyrkan.

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Cool + warm colors (+ ice cream).

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I think old city tunnels are possibly the coolest thing.

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Sun sneaking in.

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Bright reflection.

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Ground reflection.

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Tyska Kyrkan in the distance, Storkyrkan (the Big Ol' Church) to the left.

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The arced front wings of Kungliga Slottet (the Royal Palace).

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The main façade of Kungliga Slottet.

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The forecourt.

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The terrace outside the palace that looks down to the canal to the north.

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Going down the stairs from the terrace to the lower level. It's a lucky city that can have multilevel public spaces like this.

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The others still up on the terrace.

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The rest of the steps.

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Stadshuset (City Hall) in the distance, like a fever dream.

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Across the canal, the portals through the Riksdag (Parliament).

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Sun + Stadshuset.

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Further to the south, Riddarholmen on the left.

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The fabulous open spire of Riddarholmskyrkan (Riddarholm Church).