Öland, Sweden

Öland, an island off the east coast of Sweden. Summer paradise and a place where I spent my childhood summers.
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Borgholm-Castle-Oland-Sweden. First built in the second half of the 12th century. Was destroyed by fire October 1806. In 1989 the Swedish duo Roxette filmed their video "Listen to Your Heart" at the castle.

First built in the second half of the century. Was destroyed by fire October In 1989 the Swedish duo Roxette filmed their video "Listen to Your Heart" at the castle.

Hiking routes on Öland Island, Sweden | Vandringsleder på Öland från norr till söder

Hiking routes on Öland Island, Sweden | Vandringsleder på Öland från norr till söder

Borgholm, Öland, Sweden    Solliden Palace south of Borgholm on the Island of Öland. Solliden, built in 1906, is the summer residence of the Swedish Royal Family.    Sollidens slott söder om Borgholm på Öland. Solliden, byggt 1906, är den svenska kungafamiljens sommarbostad.    Parish (socken): Räpplinge  Province (landskap): Öland  Municipality (kommun): Borgholm  County (län): Kalmar    Photograph by: Fredrik Bruno  Date: 1943  Format: Colour slide

Borgholm, Öland, Sweden Solliden Palace south of Borgholm on the Island of Öland. Solliden, built in 1906, is the summer residence of the Swedish Royal Family. Sollidens slott söder om Borgholm på Öland. Solliden, byggt 1906, är den svenska kungafamiljens sommarbostad. Parish (socken): Räpplinge Province (landskap): Öland Municipality (kommun): Borgholm County (län): Kalmar Photograph by: Fredrik Bruno Date: 1943 Format: Colour slide

The long and narrow Öland Island, southeast of Sweden | Öland - solen och vindarns ö

The long and narrow Öland Island, southeast of Sweden | Öland - solen och vindarns ö

Blå Jungfrun is an uninhabited island in the middle of the Kalmar Strait between Oskarshamn and Öland. For seafarers it used to be a mythical island that was sometimes called Blåkulla (the Brocken), and according to the myth this is where the witches flew on Maundy Thursday to celebrate Whiches' sabbath. SInce 1926 the island is a national park and it consists of ruddy, bare, ice-polished granite cliffs as well as large boulder fields.

Blå Jungfrun is an uninhabited island in the middle of the Kalmar Strait between Oskarshamn and Öland. For seafarers it used to be a mythical island that was sometimes called Blåkulla (the Brocken), and according to the myth this is where the witches flew on Maundy Thursday to celebrate Whiches' sabbath. SInce 1926 the island is a national park and it consists of ruddy, bare, ice-polished granite cliffs as well as large boulder fields.

Ebbas Café Borgholm via HWIT BLOG

Ebbas Café Borgholm via HWIT BLOG

Gårdby @ Öland.

Gårdby @ Öland.

Castle Solliden, Borgholm,  Öland, Sweden, built about 1903 for Queen Victoria of Sweden.

Castle Solliden, Borgholm, Öland, Sweden, built about 1903 for Queen Victoria of Sweden.

The windmills at Öland

The windmills at Öland

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