Travel Blogs from Uppsala, Sweden

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Uppsala Church and Castle, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Uppsala Church and Castle

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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The Destruction of Fika!, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

The Destruction of Fika!

A travel blog entry by krosell

... the two countries when it comes to coffee. If Americans were to embrace Fika they would understand what a great institution it is in Sweden. I fear though, that since Starbuck’s may be viewed as this great new thing from the States that has been in ...

Stinky Fish Party!, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Stinky Fish Party!

A travel blog entry by krosell

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... a great experience, and it was definitely a night to remember. I had heard about this fish as one of the delicacies of Sweden and had always wanted to try. When I got the invitation from Thomas and Elaine I accepted immediately knowing that I would never ...

Inclua Uppsala no seu roteiro da Escandinávia, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Inclua Uppsala no seu roteiro da Escandinávia

A travel blog entry by henriquefontes

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... da Escandinávia. Em estilo gótico, é um verdadeiro deslumbre. Passamos também pelos belos edifícios onde fica a faculdade. Uppsala é uma cidade universitária, gente de várias partes da Escandinávia e do mundo residem lá no período ...

Clubbing is a Contact Sport, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Clubbing is a Contact Sport

A travel blog entry by krosell

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During my three years of studying in California I never had much of a chance to go clubbing. The one clubbing experience I had in San Francisco when I was eighteen was not exactly fun, being pressed from every side and fighting off inappropriate guys who ...

Home sweet Sweden, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Home sweet Sweden

A travel blog entry by robert.reinpold

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... to catch my 6:14 train. With a quick train switch in Oslo, by 7:25 I was on my way to eastern Sweden to visit my friend Jenni Jalonen in Uppsala. Luckily I was able to get some sleep on the train; I didn't manage to get to bed till nearly midnight the ...

Přejezd do Svédska, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Přejezd do Svédska

A travel blog entry by finland2012

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Opustili jsme sever, míříme na jih do Švédska. Po cestě se budeme stavovat na husky farmě a k večeru bychom měli dorazit do Uppsaly, kde je dle Švédů nejvyšší katedrální věz (Norové tvrdí, ...

Band festen 2!  STORK, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Band festen 2! STORK

A travel blog entry by chunhin

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... a dome =P.  It really was quite big and quite pretty inside =)  Unfortunately I didn't get a chance to go into the Uppsala univeristy (The oldest in Scandinavia I think) which I'm quite sad about because all the pictures of it are amazing!  ...

Looking att the kings grave and the old church, Gamla Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Looking att the kings grave and the old church

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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TALLINN, TALLIN, Estonia travel blog

TALLINN

A travel blog entry by jrgo

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TALLIN Our arrival into  Tallinn was exciting.  Since we were on a ferry there was a mad rush to the cars for unloading.  When we arrived at our car , we found that we had a flat, which was really disruptive.  Actually unpacking the ...

a long drive through Sweden, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

a long drive through Sweden

A travel blog entry by stephanberlin

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... up, just to be revived as UNESCO world cultural heritage about 300 years later. It is 850 km on ordinary roads from here to Uppsala, our next destination, so it is another day in a car with just a few brief stops to enjoy some views at more ...

Stockholm and Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Stockholm and Uppsala

A travel blog entry by youngsineurope

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... ,Bangkok and Frankfurt and then landed in Stockholm. On Tuesday we walked around the old town which is called Gamla Stan, at the old town we had really yummy gelato. Then later on we walked to the train station and caught a train from Stockholm to ...

Catch up with friends..., Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Catch up with friends...

A travel blog entry by cpiotto

Caught up with some of Helena's ...

Upsala, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Upsala

A travel blog entry by dabassisst

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University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

University of Uppsala

A travel blog entry by matt81

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... path.  Low and behold (such a cliche phrase not useable for proper academic writing!), I hop online and check out this Uppsala University, not really knowing anything about it.  It turns out to be one of the top ranked universities in the ...

Allt For Sverige!, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Allt For Sverige!

A travel blog entry by krosell

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... and the prize was a good old fashioned family reunion, Swedish style The new show was called Allt For Sverige or Everything for Sweden. The show recruited ten American contestants from 4,000 applicants to be on the show. The one thing that all of the ...

Du bonheur de faire les courses, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Du bonheur de faire les courses

A travel blog entry by violette-mauve

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Ah ah ! Faire les courses au supermarché en Sučde... Moi qui d'ordinaire suis lente car je passe 10 minutes dans chaque rayon ŕ lire les étiquettes de composition (merci papa :-)) ; je deviens une tortue en Sučde car on ne comprend rien ou ...

Invasions !, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Invasions !

A travel blog entry by violette-mauve

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... le bas du dos). Ca donne une petite idée de ce que pouvaient ressentir les opposants aux armées d'Attila... Le dernier train pour Uppsala est ŕ 00h10, il est minuit lorsque nous décidons de rentrer moi, Ava (USA), Anna (SU), et quelques autres... On ...

Valborg!, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Valborg!

A travel blog entry by krosell

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Valborg, valborg, valborg. For those of you who read my previous years blog entry about this sacred day on the calendar of every Uppsala student who has ever had a hangover, you know that this day is the day where Swedes save up their being good points ...

Surviving an Academic Conference on Marxism., Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Surviving an Academic Conference on Marxism.

A travel blog entry by krosell

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For one reason or another I volunteered to help staff an academic conference for my department. It was being put one of my professors and several of my classmates had also volunteered. The conference was something to do with Marxism and changing global ...

Masquerade Ball!, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Masquerade Ball!

A travel blog entry by krosell

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... to snack on. The gasque had lots of songs that had the proper toasts, but there was also trivia questions about circus life in Sweden that were given out at different periods over the night. I do not think that I got many correct, (obviously not because ...

Uppsala- Castles and Cathedrals  , Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Uppsala- Castles and Cathedrals

A travel blog entry by mcphailc

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... taking a quick look at the viking stones outside the cathedral, we went for lunch. We spent the rest of the afternoon shopping and looking around for a tent. We found a tent, and managed to leave Uppsala just as it started raining. ...

Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Uppsala

A travel blog entry by gavin.porter

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... a week relaxing in this very beautiful spot, taking in the culture and history and exploring the area. Uppsala is the historical and religious centre for Sweden with a 40,000 strong student population. We are camping near the outskirts but able to have a ...

Student Nations, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Student Nations

A travel blog entry by danwstephens

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After travelling around in Sweden for the past week I returned to Uppsala and unwound at the "Snerkes" student nation. Student nations are pretty much like American Fraterneties or Sororities, except operate somewhat more like bar/restaurant/clubs than ...

Bandy Finalen, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Bandy Finalen

A travel blog entry by krosell

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... in Uppsala. Next year the final will be moved to Stockholm where they have built a new stadium. Neither of the teams came from Uppsala, so we were not exactly supporting anyone, although the team that I began rooting for did win in the end. We had a good ...

Hunting for Mushrooms!, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Hunting for Mushrooms!

A travel blog entry by krosell

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... the organizer took the more than twenty of us to this little part of a local forest to hunt for edible mushrooms. Fall in Sweden is mushroom season. This comes just after the large berry season in Sweden. Since the laws here state that anything growing on ...

Ode to a Dishwasher!, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Ode to a Dishwasher!

A travel blog entry by krosell

... me, mainly because the two sinks were full and you could not run the water if you needed to make Top Ramen. My first year in Sweden, there was a lack of kitchen ware, so sometimes if I did not get to the dishes that I got dirty right away, then I might ...

Why on Earth Did I Come Here?!, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Why on Earth Did I Come Here?!

A travel blog entry by krosell

... we have false perceptions of Europe. For instance a girl asked one of my Swedish friends if you could get bananas in Sweden….. However, the overly glorified image of California is only a strip of sand more than half way down the state. Apparently ...

Eating Contest, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Eating Contest

A travel blog entry by krosell

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Today I took part in a time honored tradition at Kalmar Nation, in which those at the nation have a chance to take part in an eating contest of a local food from Kalmar. Those who participate have one hour to see how many kroppkakor they can eat. Those ...

Stockholm, Uppsala, Sweden travel blog

Stockholm

A travel blog entry by youngsineurope

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... ,Bangkok and Frankfurt and then landed in Stockholm.On Tuesday we walked around the old town which is called Gamla Stan, at the old town we had really yummy gelato. Then later on we walked to the train station and caught a train from Stockholm to Uppsala ...

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