Sweden - part 2 - Marstrand and its vicinity

Second part from my trip to Sweden. Fourth day started with a trip to Lacko Castle, nice building but not very much to see when it comes to interior. Although placed in a lovely location.

In the afternoon we went to see little town called Marstrand with 17th century fortress. It's definitely worth visiting. We haven't been inside the fortress due to lack of time, but from it's vicinity there's a stunning view.

On our way back from Marstrand we stopped on a parking where we saw a lot of old cars. "Raggare" is what you want to google if you want to read about Swedes love to vintage American cars.

Sweden - part 1 - Malmo, Goteborg

This is long overdue, but finally I finished with photos from my last vacation in Sweden. Our trip began in Rostock, Germany after a day-long ride by car, with overnight ferry to Malmo, Sweden.

Waiting for our transport.

Waiting for our transport.

Our ride - Stenaline ferry.

Our ride - Stenaline ferry.

Early in the morning, after arrival in Sweden we started sightseeing by walking around Malmo. Our first stop was the famous Turning Torso building and it's vicinity.

Scene from theater museum.

Scene from theater museum.

Because we started sightseeing so early in the morning, there was still time to find a place for the night and visit huge ZOO called Skanes Djurpark. I finally had a chance to see moose, as on my trip to Norway I didn't have the chance, they hid themselves very well. :) Shots didn't go well so only 4 from the park.

Our first night was at Ullstorps stuguthyrning camping with 600SEK for a night. This place is extremely quiet and peaceful. It's also very close to Skanes Djurpark ZOO and we even got discount for the ZOO just for staying there.

Who does not love Swedish roads?

Who does not love Swedish roads?

On our second day we travelled to Alingsås and stayed in Lygnareds Camping (350SEK/night), this time not a cabin but a room. We had a lazy evening, swim in the nearby lake (water was extremely clean and extremely cold!), play cards, just the usual stuff. We rested well before our trip to Göteborg the next day. The city welcomed us with heat and clean sky and a small welcome committee. We started with city's port. I wouldn't be myself if I didn't photograph birds and ships...

This is a building called "Lipstick", we went upstairs to check to view. Of course we needed to pay, but it was a rather small amount.

Göteborg Opera is located very close to the Lipstick building.

After this we went Maritiman museum. Visiting the ships inside the museum took as a few hours but it was definitely worth it. I took a lot of photos and selecting only few was a struggle!

Kitchen on ship Fladen - Maritiman Museum.

Kitchen on ship Fladen - Maritiman Museum.

Inside of Flodsprutan II ship, fire-fighting vessel - Maritiman Museum.

Inside of Flodsprutan II ship, fire-fighting vessel - Maritiman Museum.

HMS Smaland (destroyer) - Maritiman Museum.

HMS Smaland (destroyer) - Maritiman Museum.

The most interesting to see was Swedish submarine Nordkaparen from 1962.

Later we went to see more city centre, district called Haga was particularly eye-catching.

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When you drive into Göteborg with your own car you will be directed to free parking spaces with electronic boards, very neat. We eventually stayed in Rosenlund 2 parking with 15SEK/1hour or 80SEK/12hours fee.

code::dive programming conference

During 2014 I was involved in preparing a programming conference in Wrocław called code::dive, organized by Nokia Wrocław. It was a first edition but it went quite well, doing this was exciting but also exhausting to me. During the big day I was responsible (among other people) for photographic documentation of the event, some of my photos were then shared to press and blogs. This kind of job was a first for me and I really loved doing it. I would like to share some of the photos from that day that I personally like.

Everything's ready!

Everything's ready!

Every programmer wants to have their morning coffee.

Every programmer wants to have their morning coffee.

Nokia's Wrocław TC Head - Bartosz Ciepluch opening the event.

Nokia's Wrocław TC Head - Bartosz Ciepluch opening the event.

First appearance by Scott Meyers.

First appearance by Scott Meyers.

You wouldn't say it's November. :)

You wouldn't say it's November. :)

Venkat Subramaniam.

Venkat Subramaniam.

Venkat Subramaniam.

Venkat Subramaniam.

Lecture by Andrzej Krzemieński.

Lecture by Andrzej Krzemieński.

Dinner break with pizza and a chance to grab some fresh air.

Dinner break with pizza and a chance to grab some fresh air.

Second lecture by Scott Meyers.

Second lecture by Scott Meyers.

Scott Meyers.

Scott Meyers.

An interview.

An interview.

Bartosz Szurgot.

Bartosz Szurgot.

Bartosz Szurgot.

Bartosz Szurgot.

Łazienki Park

Łazienkowski Park in Warsaw is a place well known amongst Poles. Everyone heard of it at least once in school. This 76 hectare park and palace complex lies in the Warsaw center and was designed in XVIII century. It looks gorgeous in spring with juicy green trees and bushes and many flowers in different parts of the park. Hungry after winter, red squirrels are all over the place looking for snacks. Below you can see Chopin's statue and an old Orangery.

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