In Pictures: How Sweden Welcomes Summer
It’s one of those shimmering Swedish afternoons when everything seems to glow from within: the boathouses on the harbor, all pulsing vermilion red; the wind-rippled bay, glittering like a million suns; and the chalk-white houses of coastal Fjällbacka, luminous under the Nordic sky. Around the third week of June, the entire country is catapulted into a joyful panic. Read the full article, this way.
Overlooking the Bohuslän Coast from Fjällbacka
Seafood and homebrewed beer at Karlsson’s guesthouse, Everts Sjöbod (left); Grönemad fisherman Per Karlsson on his restored boat, the Tuffa (right).
Boathouses on Smögen’s main boardwalk (left); swimming off the docks in Smögen (right).
Coffee and a kardemummabulle (cardamom roll) from Lyckans Stenugns Bageri, in Lyckan (left); a boathouse in Grönemad (right).
Traditional boathouses on the north side of Smögen (right).
The Fjällbacka harbor (left).