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Thursday, May 28, 2009

Welcome to Beautiful Sweden

Travel Sweden's Great Outdoors

The people of Sweden have a reputation of being strong and adventurous. Whether you are a rugged explorer or you prefer adventure on the soft side, you will never run out of things to do in Sweden.
Have you stayed at the world famous Ice Hotel in Sweden?
The renowned Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi outside Kiruna is the world's largest hotel made of ice and the rooms, suites, church, sauna and bar are carved from blocks of pure, solid ice from the Torne River.
Experienced reindeer sledge safaris in Jukkasjärvi-Soppero?
For links and books about travel in Sweden visit Travel Sweden's Great Outdoors

A tribute to the beautiful country of Sweden. on youtube
Music: Försmak - Åsa Jinder

Buy a Dvd about the Ice Hotel

Visit the land of my Roots - Beautiful Sweden by GramaBarb

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

1947 - Music, Cars and Movies

Visiting the Decade of the Forties

1947 - Music, Cars and Movies
1947 June 11 - WW II sugar rationing finally ended in U.S., it began May 28, 1942
1947 December 3 - Tennessee Williams' 'Streetcar Named Desire,' premieres in New York City
1947 March Released: Peg O' my Heart by the The Harmonicats - this tune was first written 1913.

1946 - Music, Cars and Movies
1946 January 17 - United Nations Security Council holds its 1st meeting
1946 May 16 - Musical 'Annie Get Your Gun,' starring Ethel Merman premieres in New York City
1946 December 31 - President Truman officially proclaims end of WW II

1945 - Music, Cars and Movies
1945 October 3 - Elvis Presley's 1st public appearance, he is 10 years old.
1945 September 28 - Canadian football's Calgary Bronks changes its name to Stampeders.
1945 February 3 Walt Disney's '3 Caballeros' released
1945 January 28 Swedish ships bring food to starving Netherlands
1945 May 21 Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart wed