SWEDEN and South Asia

Dwight Peterson writes: I enclose a sad footnote to the South Asia disaster just received from my ex-wife in Sweden, "It seems strange that specially Sweden would be so devastated by the Earthquake in the Indian Ocean, but in the US you probably don't know that there are over 1000 Swedes still missing in Thailand and all probably dead.  Thailand has become the most popular vacation resort for the Swedes, specially around Christmas, and there were probably 15,000 Swedes in Thailand when the disaster struck.  So Sweden has national mourning and we hear horrible stories from the returning Swedes all day and night on the news."

Ronald Hilton 2004


last updated: February 1, 2005