|On the boat to Drottningholm
passing under the bridge to
|Travelling on Lake Malaren I pass
by Lilla Essingen island.
|A sailboat heels over hard to
avoid our tour boat.
|A small island in Lake Malaren.
|The freighter Ostanvik heads for
|The boathouse of Drottningholm
(Queen's islet) and to the far
right the Palace.
|Drottningholm Palace residence
of the Swedish Royal Family.
Construction began in 1662.
|The steam-powered ferry
Enkoping shortly after I
|No photos were allowed on the
tour of the Palace. I could only
take this shot of a hallway.
|The Royal Palace theatre
(Slottsteater) built in 1766 at the
request of Queen Louisa Ulrika.
|The Royal Palace from the back.
Note the Hogvakten Royal Guard.
|Rows of trees that mark the edge
between the English gardens and
the French gardens.
|The Palace and the Hercules statue.
Hercules is wailing away on the
Hydra with a big club.
|The Guard's Tent was built in
1781 to serve as quarters for the
dragoons of Gustav III.
|The Chinese pavilion was built
in secret by King Adolf Frederik
as a surprise present for his wife
Louisa Ulrika in 1753.
|A dog walk island with gated
entrances in the Drottningholm
|A shady path in the English
Gardens of the Drottningholm
|A picnic area near Swan
|This speedboat is anchored at
the base of what looks like a cliff
|Drottningholm Royal Palaces built in
the French style for a German Queen.
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