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The Inside Story

by Robin Rodig | October 05, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mini bottle chandelier, Mini Bottle Museum, Oslo, Norway
Similar to Forrest Gump's box of chocolates philosophy on life is how I feel about museums. The chocolates look good on the outside but I don't usually care for what's on the inside. Time in most museums for me is like blindly choosing the tempting round, dark chocolate one in the box only to bite into the gross-flavored, jellied center. I'll eat it if I started it but wish I could just put it back in the box. Museums are not typically my thing. At this point I need another Viking ship museum like I need a hole in the head. But I figured there must be some reason all-the-world's museum doors stay open aside from being a good rainy day activity. I wasn't willing to give up on them yet.

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Gotta Go To Göta

by Robin Rodig | October 02, 2013 | 0 Comments

Biking the Gota Canal, Sweden
Gotta Go To Gota... rang in my head after being told it's a must-do. Swedes consider the Göta Canal, dug essentially to link the west coast to the east coast of Sweden, one of its country's wonders. Aside from its impressive 118 mile creation in the early 19th century, the Göta Canal beckons a visit as it carves through the Swedish countryside. A great reason to leave city life behind for a day.

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Up On The Housetop

by Robin Rodig | September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Rooftop Tour, Stockholm, Sweden
I love that Christmas song. So happy. So jolly. So much joyous anticipation. Just the happy, jolly, joyous thoughts I needed prowling catwalks 140 feet up on the Rooftop Tour in Stockholm.

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