January 2016

A quiet Christmas in Lund

I spent my second Christmas away from “home” this year. I put “home” in inverted commas as I have been away for so long that my definition of “home” and where it is has begun to change. Last year I spent Christmas with extended family in Germany, where I enjoyed home cooked meals, Christmas markets and warm gluhwein! This year … Continue reading

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Trip to Kronborg castle in Denmark

Pictures from my last journey to Kronborg  castle in Helsingor , Denmark. one of the amazing castles which hosted the actions for Hamlet. The very famous play of William Shakespeare.  we went there by Ferry from Helsinborg, a close city to Lund  which is one of the biggest and most beautiful Cities in Sweden and very nice to give a … Continue reading

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A wonderful morning

Winter is still here and sometimes its effects are astonishing. Today I don’t have anything special to report, just a wonderful morning: plenty of light and white everywhere. By the way, this is a part of the LTH campus.   Andrés Felipe

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New Year’s Eve

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Christmas in Lund

I stayed in Lund and celebrated Christmas with a friend of mine at my place. Preparing for the holidays things are a little bit different than they are in the US. Many stores in the US when it is not a holiday will stay open till about 8 or 9 pm, or even 10 pm that are not 24/7 stores. … Continue reading

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To be Swedish

Taking off your shoes, saying thank you, and paying for yourself. All great things that I have thoroughly enjoyed since being in Sweden. The individuality and self dependency I think makes Sweden a place where social engagements can be financially shared equally as well as give everyone a feeling of have provided something which I find important. If you take … Continue reading

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New Year in Lund

It was a cold night as any other during this winter. The fog and the raining made the weather even more difficult. Despite of that, the enthusiasm for the first new year far away from home was also there. I went to the main yard of the city and with the company of some friends, we celebrated the new year. … Continue reading

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