King Gustav Vasastenen, 1910s.

Click for full image This monument seen above marks the spot where two village messengers caught up with the fleeing Gustaf Eriksson Vasa, next in line for the throne of Sweden…next in line because the king of Denmark has the rest of Sweden’s royalty executed in what is known as the Stolkholm Bloodbath. Gustaf had […]

St. Moritz, Switzerland, 1914.

St Moritz remains a “cradle of winter tourism,” as it was nearly a century ago. According to the caption, St Moritz “is one of several swiss towns that make a business of furnishing every sort of winter diversion for the tourists who come from far and near to skate, ski, sled, and then enjoy steaming […]