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... used to. Expect ham strips.
-Bicycles rule the sidewalks
-Pedestrians rule the streets
-Sweden does not believe in using salt for ice. They use sand, which doesn't help as much in my opinion.
-Swedish chocolate might just be the best chocolate ever
-The Netflix options are not the best
-Fika breaks are lifesavers
-November is the worst month to visit Sweden. Everyone I talked to said they wished November didn't exist.
... teacher had asked us to explain what a disability is. Because of this, we are both struggling to figure out how to connect it to our students at home. I have some ideas that might be able to work, but I'm going to wait until later on in the month.
This week I also tried to do my laundry for the first time and that was just ridiculous. I went to the first building that I was told I could do my laundry in and went to the basement where ...
... area. This is where my great grandparents and both sides of great, great, grandparents attended church. A guide there told us there used to be a ferry from R÷bńck that brought people there to church. Also at that time it was the law that everyone had to attend church every Sunday. If they didn't they got in trouble, however if you lived a long way away you were only required to come every other Sunday ...
... they were out as soon as the rain stopped, pretty soon the weather drove them back under cover again. What a shame.
Later on, we were able to have a Skype chat with my sister, niece and mum – they had flown over from the US to visit mum and today was their last day. They all looked well, very in fact, having had a week of lovely weather. Enough said. Still, it was so nice to see them all, mum looked like a sprightly septuagenarian, rather than ...
... good time, but then, towards the end of the night, the place sort of seemed to descend into an alcoholic mess. People were all falling into each other, drunk as skunks-or drunk as swedes! I was even a few pops into the night and I was like, “woah”! It was still a lot of fun though. Swedes are very friendly and chatty people, but you just have to start the conversation! :)
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