Category Archives: Ronin Mountain

BSA

(Alingsås, 2017) Jared Macerata III, author of “The Ancient Voice” and “Waterbreathing”, spent his entire fortune on a BSA Victory St John, that was sold for £152,000 to Swedish vintage car enthusiast Sam J. Persson in 1978.

THE HAPPY FACE OF LUXOR

(Alingsås, 2018) The racing car Wyra 193, or “The Happy Face of Luxor” was the first to win three days in a row at the Nolingham Silver Derby in 1962 but crashed the following year at Minzanita.

AQUAMAN

(Trollhättan, 2018) Aquaman was the fifth World War I mine to be salvaged from the sunken destroyer Hagwaldo north of Skagen and had an inscribed message from its crew, saying “I bring you the age of the Aquaman”.

THE CROSS OF THE LEPRA GOD

(Visingsö, 2018) The entrance of the lepra colony “Myskebo” on Visingsö still reminds of the days when the 20 bed facility was in use until 1913.

THE TUNNELS OF LOVE

(Gothemburg, 2018) As one of few army buildings in Gothenburg open to the public, the narrow corridors of Petersen House are nicknamed “The Tunnels of Love”.

THE STAR OF THE WEST

(Gothemburg, 2018) The Star of the West closed in 2000, but the famous night club was reopened as Nautilus in 2016, with the Japanese oak decorations still intact.

THE TREE AND THE SERPENT

(Sandared, 2018) The art exhibition “the Tree and the Serpent” is famous for its expressive steel structures that still remain in the Jacaranda Garden Park outside Gothenburg, 23 years after the Spring & Shout Festival.