Picture of the Week: Wild Swimming in Sweden


NO SWIMMING

From A bike Ride a Day: “This seems to be the pervasive attitude in Britain.  Cover your back. Ban the activity.   How depressing!    Some years ago I took a school group to Sweden.  How refreshing it was to find that small towns actually put up road signs directing you to the swimming spot at the lake.  And they put in some piers and diving platforms!  I imagine those Swedes want their children to be healthy, fit, and happy.  This picture is from a lake somewhere in central Sweden:” More…

Have you read the history of wild swimming in England?

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