Västerås Local Customs

  • Local Customs
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  • Local Customs
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    Do you wanna take an art walk?

    by Dizzyhead Written Feb 1, 2010
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    Now Västerås Konstmuseum has constructed a web page where you can check all arts like statues and similiar things in Västeras. You can go to the web page and check who has done what and where special art things are in Västerås. Very effective thing. You get all information you need like the name of the art thing, title, who did it, what year it was done and where you can find it in Västerås.

    So, start to find the art now in Västerås!

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    Purchasing spirits......

    by Laura_Mexico Updated Jan 26, 2008

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    In Sweden there is this monopoly exercised by the government on the sale of alcoholic beverages in the country. The prices of the hard liquors are very high due to the heavy taxes that these beverages are charged with.

    In Vasteras, you can only buy high-alcohol-content beverages at a specific store located in downtown. This is the only place where you'll be able to get a bottle of tequila, vodka, whiskey, etc. The only alcoholic beverages you can buy freely in supermarkets and such are beers and ciders with low alcohol content (under 15ºGL). Anything else is a luxury so you may as well try to buy it somewhere else; however, be aware that if you're coming in/back to Sweden carrying some spirits, there is also a very strict limit of the amount of beverages and their alcohol content that you can bring in the country without paying outrageous taxes.

    Note: the Baltic Sea cruises between Sweden and Finland are very popular among Swedes & Finns as a chance to buy alcohol duty-free, but there is also a limit for what they can buy on board and take back home....

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    Respect for animals

    by Laura_Mexico Updated Oct 22, 2007

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    Aren't they cute!?

    I happened to run into this cute duck family while strolling the main square, not really close to the water (the river was a few blocks away).... I was a bit surprised to see them just lying here, among the bikes and the people walking by, but they didn't seem to be bothered or stressed at all..... I think this is due to the fact that nobody tried to bother or chase them, so I was nicely impressed by the respectful attitude that the people in Vasteras showed towards these nice, defenseless animals!

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