Strömmen near Franska Bukten.

Selected for Google Maps and Google Earth

Comments (5)

Lilibeth Borra on November 7, 2012

Love this shot! I can feel the volume of the water...

c.s. on November 10, 2012

Hi Lilibeth, Strömmen means: the Stream, and Strömmen is always in turmoil.

Claus

Lilibeth Borra on November 11, 2012

Oh! I thought this is part of the sea...so this is just a stream or a river. Thanks learning new (Swedish? or German?) words :-)

c.s. on November 11, 2012

Not really a river, but here Lake Mälaren (in fact a system of interconnected inland lakes) is discharging into the port of Stockholm. From this point boats can reach the open sea, although the sea is still 40 miles from here. The area between Stockholm and the sea is consisting of over 20,000 islands and the inner city of Stockholm itself is built on several islands (Swedish lesson 2: "holm" stands for "island").

We are from Holland but spent our vacation here in 2009, visiting relatives.

Best regards, Claus

Lilibeth Borra on November 12, 2012

Oh wow how interesting! Now I know why it's called Stockholm...I do love lakes and mountains :-) Greetings to Holland from Manila!

Sign up to comment. Sign in if you already did it.

Photo taken in Gamla Stan, Södermalm, Stockholm, Sweden

Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 31, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by c.s.
    • Camera: KONICA MINOLTA DiMAGE X1
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 7.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/7.100
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: -0.30 EV
    • No flash

Groups