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Another up-date, this time about the Ice-hockey match I went to with some friends. Ice-hockey is one of the most important and well known sports in Sweden. It's also one of the most roughest sports I've ever seen. In my opinion I can't really have a blog about my adventures in Sweden without mentioning such an important cultural event.
One of the first things that stood out to me the most was that it is very similar to the rugby matches I went to ...
... is about school after all.
If I had to describe my experience so far in two words it would be these "love it". That may sound nerdy but it really has been quite amazing. I love my class, only one at the moment, and I'm already looking forward to starting the others.
My schedule for this week:
Tuesday: Swedish language class 13:00-15:00
Swedish culture: music 15:30-17:00
... that is located there as well. I downloaded a picture of the park for now, but I'll try to remember bringing my camera and take a few shots of the park as well.
The nice thing about this park is that even though it is winter it still brings back some childhood memories of playing in the park myself. The entrances to the park are all downhill, as the park is situated below the streets and buildings surrounding it. The ...
... to meet up with them, invite them for a fika. We Swedes are shy and should be handled with caution"
Anyhow, I think I should explain a bit more on what a fika is. A fika is a bit like a high tea, and I say a bit because though the intention is the same the details are not. Basically what you have during a fika is a cup of tea or coffee and a pastry of some kind.
The pastries range from sweet pastries and cookies, such as ...
... I think, 4 hours I was pretty hungry again.
In between eating, snacking and listening music I certainly enjoyed the Danish sights. What i found most surprising was that the landscape wasn't that different from what we have in the Netherlands. The biggest difference were the small churches that we could see every now and then. Apparently they are what Denmark is famous for. A high tower like front and a small building behind it. It's not ...