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Göran Smitterlau

After several years and many sites behind the keyboard, maybe it's time to tell you who I am. My name is Göran Smitterlau and live in Visby together with my wife Rebeca. In 2002 , when I was single, I wanted to share the photos I had taken, so I started to learn HTML. And I did it without any cources on my free time. I didn´t realize that my first photos were horrible, but the interest of the technic was greater. My goal was to build an uncommercial site. At that time I also worked as an economy controller in a big company.

  My relatives got interested in The Medieval Week and they forced me to join it. After a couple of years I met Henk, now a photographer from The Netherlands, and after that moment we have taken thousands of photos together from The Medieval Week annually.

I have the goal to write the whole site in 3 languages, and it inspires me. Not only 2-3 pages in each language.


 As time goes by I will continue to take more photos of the town. Visby is a World Heritage Site, and well worth the time to study. Because I run this site on uncommercial basis, I will try to do my best to give you relavant information as best as I can.

  Many thousands of people around the world visit my site every month. Many expensive local projects and some sites do not reach as many potential tourists from abroad as this site does.

Author: Göran Smitterlau

 When you see the man to the left, you never know if you will be a part of .visbysweden.com. Please, tell me if you for some reason a special photo must be deleted. I do my best to be polite when I take the photos during the best week of the year.

 I get so much response when people comment what they have found on the site. Sometimes I can give a litte tip to go further.

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