Day 2: Bankeryd Buttercups

SAIL’s travel blogger, Emily Santos has taken her travels from Whitehorse, Yukon to Northern Europe’s Sweden. She’ll take you along her daily adventures, while capturing it all with breathtaking images. Stay tuned to follow Emily’s journey throughout Sweden. See part one here Stockholm & Vaxholm

 

About three hours south of Stockholm is Bankeryd, the second largest locality situated in Jönköping Municipality of Sweden.

The area is primarily farms, and typical Swedish red homes. The area is green for as far as the eye can see, and while you drive the open roads, you will commonly see the buttercup flowers in blossom this time of year.

According to swedishlapland.com, “In the low altitude areas – vegetation is richer than in the high altitude areas. The glacier buttercup (Ranunculus glacialis) is a mountain plant that grows between rocks in high altitude areas – preferably 1000 mamsl (meters above mean sea level), a very barren biotope.”
But more than anything, it is just plain beautiful.