Wismar, a Little Sweden in Northern Germany — Notes from Camelid Country

Occasionally history provides a symmetry that borders on irony. Thanks to that powerful confederation of mainly German cities that dominated trade in Northern Europe, the Hanseatic League, the Swedish capital of Stockholm became a powerful and wealthy trading city. Indeed, Sweden only gained independence from Denmark in 1524 with the military help of the Hanseatic […]

Wismar, a Little Sweden in Northern Germany — Notes from Camelid Country