Monday, June 21, 2010

A green tour of sewage pipes and poo bags

STOCKHOLM. If a walking tour that takes you to the city’s first sewage pipe or lets you see how good Swedes are at picking up dog poo, Stockholm might be the place for you.
The city is European Green Capital 2010 and as a part of that, city authorities are handing out The Green Capital Map to visiting tourists.
The map guides visitors to spots in the city that one way or another explains why Stockholm was selected as the first Green Capital ever.
Another way to experience green features of the Swedish capital is to use the Gowalla gps-positioning application in your smart phone. A short tour has been prepared for Gowalla and city authorities have also announced a competition where you share your favourite green spots with the help of the application.