snapshots from stockholm & utö

Before I head to another destination this coming weekend, let me close the chapter of my recent Swedish soiree. As most of you would know, I was in Stockholm for a week to attend the Europride and just enjoy the Scandinavian capital I fell in love with the first time. It was raining sporadically during this holiday but that didn’t stop us and a throng of thousands from viewing the Pride Parade. We also managed a bit of shopping, sightseeing, and dining. 

I have mentioned in an earlier post that we were to watch Kate Ryan in concert, but tickets were sold out. We, however, were able to see some of Sweden’s biggest artists like the handsome Jude Law-ish Måns Zelmerlow and 90’s duo Right Said Fred (yeah, you read that right) at the Pride Park grounds.

A couple of days were spent out in the Stockholm archipelago on a beautiful island called Utö. Sadly, the weather was not as beautiful as it rained the days we were there, but we managed to entertain ourselves indoors with a boardgame and a pool table.

Here are some photos (this number is nothing compared to the actual number I took) and this is a heavy post, so I hope your connection allows you to enjoy these images of Stockholm and Utö.








Thanks for looking!


11 Responses to “snapshots from stockholm & utö”

  1. 1 Daniel August 20, 2008 at 11:11 pm

    Great photos, especially the one of the cat. Thanks for posting them.

  2. 2 freshmess August 20, 2008 at 11:14 pm

    Thanks, Daniel. That was quick, I saw your comment just right after I posted. :) That cat was just sweet, it kept following us and he liked getting rubbed in the neck.

  3. 3 rOckY August 20, 2008 at 11:35 pm

    Why is it that Pride celebrations here are so far away from how it’s done everywhere else in the world? =P

  4. 4 freshmess August 20, 2008 at 11:53 pm

    Oh yeah, I’ve been to one in Malate before and it’s a world away from how the Western countries do it.

  5. 5 pepe August 21, 2008 at 11:00 am

    god! naglalaway ako sa dami ng eyecandies! swerte ka sobra :)

  6. 6 freshmess August 21, 2008 at 11:25 am

    @ pepe – slurp slurp, hahaha! kaya naman talagang dinayo namin e. :p

  7. 7 dazedblu August 21, 2008 at 1:12 pm

    who, good views, plus bags, plus plu = a great escapade :) cheers mark.

  8. 8 freshmess August 21, 2008 at 1:44 pm

    PLU = haven’t heard that one in a loong time. :) Cheers, dazedblu!

  9. 9 Lov Gotao August 22, 2008 at 9:48 am

    fabulous photos… lol at right said fred.. buhay pa pala sila… don’t talk just kiss!!

  10. 10 donquijano August 23, 2008 at 2:50 pm

    amaazzzzing photos! the pictures of your keepall are my faves! haha!

  11. 11 freshmess August 26, 2008 at 12:36 am

    @ Lov – hahaha, i know! pero gaganda ng katawan nila ha, in fairness!

    @ donquijano – thaaaaaanks! hahaha, but of course they are.

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