The main office of Gothenburg textile company Jean O Eriksson on Karlavangnsgatan. JOE used to import and deal in jute sacking – hence the “Säckar” (Sacks) sign to the right. Nowadays they deal a wider range of textiles and profile clothing. … Continue readingSacks
On Sunday 13 July the 2014 season of the Gothia Cup starts. In terms of participants, the Gothia Cup is the largest international youth football tournament in the world. National flags of some of the participating countries decorate the sweep of the Ullevi Stadium roof. … Continue readingUllevi welcomes the Gothia Cup
Yesterday my wife and I saw Romeo and Juliet perfomed in the open air within Bohus Fästning (Bohus Castle). The slowly setting sun bathed the actors in a golden light. Above, Juliet (played by Jennifer Peña) is flirtatious.
Below, a little gallery of other photos. … Continue readingRomeo and Juliet
The King of Gothenburg! Gustaf II Adolf (known in English language history books as Gustavus Adolfus) founded Gothenburg in 1621. This statue of him in the main square has just been unwrapped after months of careful restoration and cleaning. … Continue readingThe King