Hotel Woodpecker

Västerås, Västmanland, Swedish Lakeland, Sweden | Hotel
 

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Thursday 8th May - SCHOOL

A travel blog entry by stu900

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... have more space for boots and bulky warm clothing. Pupils go out to play in all weathers, unlike in the UK. School lunches are of the serve yourself and help yourself variety with a good choice of hot lunches and salad and vegetables. There is no dessert with the lunch.




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Ikea and Swedish Meatballs... In Sweden

A travel blog entry by sarahs-trips

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... that night. Vasteras is a town about an hour and a half away from Stockholm, where Caroline is doing her studies. We dropped off our stuff in her residence and quickly got ready then we were back out the door. We spent the night at a club downtown with a bunch of her international student friends. I had so much fun, and was very different than going out in Canada, not having the constant wonder of what kind of guy is going to come ...

Home Base

A travel blog entry by latte_lover

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... or at least in this part of Sweden, as the government changed the national post office. Instead you can buy postage and send packages from many stores, like Press or ICA.

If you are in Sweden during the winter months take a moment to try a Semla pastry. Sweden has amazing desserts, to go with Fika. Semla is whole wheat bun, filled with cardamom/almond paste, ...

On the River

A travel blog entry by latte_lover

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... are some good museums. I have a few coffee shops that I like to go to, whose names I will write down the next time I go. The old city is beautiful, and there is a very old cathedral there. I would recommend walking from the train station to the river, where you will have some beautiful views of the different churches and buildings. ...

Viking City

A travel blog entry by latte_lover

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... and use bells to let you know they need to pass if you are in there way. A lot of students buy bikes for the semester, especially those living far from campus.
Bandy is the national winter sport in Sweden, and as a Student I have been able to see matches for free. Basically bandy is like field hockey on ice. It is a larger ice rink then in hockey, and is less violent. They use a bright colored ball instead of a buck.



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This hotel, located in Västerås, is near Engsö Castle.
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