"The Royal Guards" Stockholm Local Custom Tip by Pieter11

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  Swedish Royal Guards
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  • Swedish Royal Guards - Stockholm
      Swedish Royal Guards
    by Pieter11
  • Swedish Royal Guards - Stockholm
      Swedish Royal Guards
    by Pieter11
 

Of course in every monarchy you will see Royal Guards in front of the Royal Palace. In London they are good: not moving at all or reacting to the tourists. In Copenhagen, Athens or Prague they are a bit worse: you can see them looking a you, or even see that they are bored by their work.

But in Stockholm I've seen the worst Royal Guards ever. The teenagers that play guards here really don't care about their appearance at all. They are talking to eachoher, laughing, looking after girls: not scary at all! The only thing that remembers you of the fact that they really are Guards, are their uniforms. At least the uniforms are nice!

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  • Written Feb 20, 2006
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