In the fall we went for a drive in northern Wermland. This region is not too far from the economic centers of Scandinavia, in fact much closer than other desolate Swedish regions that I have travelled. Still there was something special with the pulse along road 62. I have never before stumbled over so many private houses that have been left to die. Could it be a cultural thing, are people in Wermland less prone to save the house at all costs than people in the north of the country?
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pajaran (47864) 2010-10-31 15:47
Lepa stara kuca u prelepoj prirodi ...
Dobara ostrina snimka i tekst, lepe boje i fotografija sa dobrom kompozicijom, svidja mi se.
Beautiful old house in the beautiful nature ...
Property image and text sharpness, beautiful colors and images with good composition, I like it.
All the best.
holmertz (36453) 2010-11-01 7:35
I liked your pictures when I was a newcomer to TE a few years ago but haven't seen many recently. This was a decent house a few decades ago, very typical for the area, and the forest makes a perfect background. The inclusion of the blue and yellow sign is a nice little detail. A couple of times in recent years I have revisited the village in western Värmland, near the border, where I grew up long ago, and it was like this. Lots of abandoned private houses left to die. A very sad sight.