Trip over Stockholm with the worlds biggest hot air balloon on august 31 2001 

Starting at Kärrtorp near the Stockholm Globe Arena (in the background). 

The balloon unfolds (38 m high)


Inside the balloon (14000 cubic meter)

Of they go..

We finally started, Wind SSE 8-10 kts

Stockholm Globe Arena

Hammarby sjöstad (ecological houses bulit just south of the city center)


Sofia kyrka (Sofia church) on the island of Södermalm (seen from about 1200 feet)

The highway to Nacka

The waterentrance to Stockholm with the ferrys going out to the Baltic Sea

Gamla stan (Old town)

Gröna Lund Tivoli and Skansen (out door museum)

Kungsholmen island with the City Hall

The Royal Palace

Kungsträdgården (Kings garden)

A view to the west and Lake Mälaren

City center with Sergels torg

Nybroplan and Raoul Wallenberg memorial

Västerbron (the West bridge) and the western suburbs

Brunnsviken lake  

The Wasamuseum (to the left) och Skeppsholmen island with the museum of modern art (to the right)

A view of the northeastern part of Stockholm

Stockholms stadium (The olympic games where held here 1912)

A balloon has landed but we go on..

A first landing attempt..

Finally we landed on a small playground in Upplands Väsby 30km north of Stockholm and was

baptised in champagne!  Surely a fantastic experience!!