Exploring Lulea: The Other Side of the Tracks

The latest installment in my series about my holiday in Sweden.


Welcome to the latest installment in my series of blog posts about my recent in Sweden. This is my final post about my time in Lulea.


I had noticed just on the other side of the railway tracks from the the main part of town was a lake and I finished my explorations by heading that way. I crossed the lake on a bridge and found a footpath along the other side of the lake. Reaching a second bridge I crossed back and looked to walk back along the other side. Unfortunately I came to a point where the path was blocked off by high metal fencing. I attempted to find a way round and was unable to do so. Partially in consequence of this I ended up taking a much longer route back towards the station than I had originally envisaged (but was still never in danger of not getting to the station in time to retrieve the bag I had left there). Here are my lakeside pics…



Having a little time left before needing to collect my luggage and head for the platform I stopped for a cold (non-alcoholic) drink at the station cafe and to recover from my walking exertions. I took a few more photos while consuming my drink…

For photographing this car I used the same approach I would take to photographing a toy – although this is big enough for an adult to drive a toy is effectively what it is!
The second shot with the engine on show.
A close up of the engine.


Even waiting on the platform there were things to photograph…

The train Ii would not be getting.
Yes – a railway station message board warning Pokemon Go players not to go on the tracks!


The barrier blocking off the crossing point.


A glimpse of the hotel in which I had stayed to night before.
The very door by which I boarded the train.


A shot through the window when we just under way

Author: Thomas

I am branch secretary of NAS West Norfolk and #actuallyautistic (diagnosed 10 years ago at the comparatively advanced age of 31). I am a keen photographer, so that most of my own posts contain photos. I am a keen cricket fan and often write about that subject. I also focus a lot on politics and on nature.

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