RennyBA’s Blog Friends meet up in Mariestad Sweden

My motto is Blogging connecting people and meeting blog friends in person is always special after you’ve gotten to know them through their posts over the years. As many of you know we have our vacation home in Mariestad, the pearl of Lake Vänern, and this year we had the privilege of inviting our good … Continue reading RennyBA’s Blog Friends meet up in Mariestad Sweden

Sailing Vänern from Mariestad to Sjötorp and Göta Canal

Sailing with M/S Marianne from Mariestad, known as The Pearl of Lake Vänern, to Sjötorp (the beginning or end of Göta Canal), is on our top 10 must do list for summer vacation. We often save this adventure for when we have guests visiting us at our vacation home like last year with my FIL … Continue reading Sailing Vänern from Mariestad to Sjötorp and Göta Canal

Silo to worlds biggest graffiti work of art in Mariestad

Graffiti Mariestad turned a silo to the world’s biggest graffiti work of art in 2010. This small and friendly city in Sweden called “Pearl of Lake Vänern”, showed its artistic creativeness this summer. I mean Graffiti often has a reputation as part of a subculture that rebels against authority or society. This however, is a … Continue reading Silo to worlds biggest graffiti work of art in Mariestad

Boat trip on Lake Vänern from Sjötorp to Mariestad

A boat trip with M/S Marianne from Sjötorp on Göta Canal to Mariestad, the pearl of Lake Vänern, was a breath taking experience. It was done while having a visit from the in-laws from USA and we took them for a four day trip to our vacation home in Sweden. Of course I will share … Continue reading Boat trip on Lake Vänern from Sjötorp to Mariestad

Nordic Classic Car show in Mariestad Sweden

The Classic Car Rally followed by a show and Old Ox Memorial in Mariestad, Sweden, is an annual tradition that draws participants and spectators from near and far. 100’s of vintage vehicles, cars and motorcycles are driven through the town and parked to be admired at Karl’s Holme (the “People’s Park”). This year, in the … Continue reading Nordic Classic Car show in Mariestad Sweden