"Relax..." Åland by RB_Oakes
Åland Travel Guide: 74 reviews and 127 photos
I left Stockholm and all its beeriness behind me. The ferrry ride over really was awful (see Warnings) and Mariehamn was cheesy tourist crap for the most part. However, the real Åland is the way to go. I ended up in Jurmo, a small island in the north of the Brändö county. The main attraction there are cows. Specifically, Highland cows, which are quite cool as cows go. The second biggest attraction is sitting on a rock and looking at the sea. That's what Åland should be about, not rude, pushy duty-free shoppers and tacky overcommercialized town centres.
- Pros:Peaceful beyond belief
- Cons:Expensive, out of the way
- In a nutshell:I'm going back
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