National Geographic : 1928 Oct
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE © National Geographic Society Autochrome Lumlere oy u. vv. ,oiut mu STOCKHOLM SITS ASTRIDE HER SILVER SKERR1ES Sweden's Granite City is built in large part upon two groups of islands-one an archipelago in Lake Mailaren, the other in an arm of the Baltic Sea. This is a section of the old town, as dis tinguished from the newer residential quarters. © National Geographic Society Autochrome Lumiere by G. Heurlin AN OLD CUSTOM CURTSIES TO MODERNITY A motor now usually propels this rowboat over one of the small lakes near Floda village. The elongated crafts or "church boats" of early days, propelled by as many as 10 or 12 pairs of oars, are rare, and nowadays these Dal folk journey to church in a rattly "bil" (automobile) of American make.