Travel Europe Sweden Scenes from a Swedish Midsummer Celebration Published May 28, 2014 7:58 AM Travel The author and friends set the table for dinner as Chester Elmroth plays piano. Felix Odell SHARE Sweden’s longest day is also its most delectable. These photos first appeared in our June/July 2014 issue with Per Styregard’s story “A Midsummer’s Dream.”The author and friends set the table for dinner as Chester Elmroth plays piano. Felix Odell The author and friends search for the perfect place for a Midsummer picnic. Felix Odell The author and friends picnicking and horseback riding on the Great Alvaret. Felix Odell The group enjoying crispbread and balsamic-spiced nuts on the Capellagarden rooftop. Felix Odell Felix Odell From left: author Per Styregard, Asa Johanson, and Shogo Hirate pass the gavadlax down the table at their Midsummer lunch. Felix Odell Revelers dance around the majstang in Vickleby, on Oland island, in southern Sweden. Felix Odell Europe Sweden Travel MORE TO READ RELATED Why Did a Seafood Watch Group Red-List American Lobster—and Cause an Uproar? The rating warns consumers to avoid it. Maine lobstermen are pushing back. READ NOW RELATED How to Choose and Cut a Durian, According to a Grower Don’t be daunted by the spikes—this odorous tropical fruit is a sweet, creamy delicacy. RELATED The Quest to Find the Ultimate Fish Taco A journey through Baja revealed boundless variations on the coastal classic—these three recipes were the best of the bunch.