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We had breakfast at the hotel and then walked to the match museum in Jonkoping. The match industry was the major industry in town for many years. It was an international company with plants all over the world. Now it is a museum. The city of Jonkoping is very pleasant and has many well preserved buildings. It is situated on the southern tip of the lake and has sandy beaches and ...
... fro there to Maria's house to meet the rest of the family. Turns out I have quite a few Sweden. The annual reunion for the "Sweden" part of the family started 5 years ago and rotates to different family locations. Almost all of the family were there. There were 24 adults and 10 children. We had a real downpour in the middle of dinner ...
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 ...
... br> Thursday: Swedish language class 15:00-17:00
When my other class starts I'll have class on Monday and Wednesday as well, and those lectures are longer.
Don't get too grumpy and say that I barely do anything, because most of this class is self-study. You make your own word lists and you're responsible for actually learning to speak more. During class we mostly pay attention to grammar and ...
The ones I met in person so far are really nice people from all over. There's a girl from Latvia, which in Dutch would be Letland, who is from communication. She is also my next-door neighbour. Then I've met 2 Americans, one from Boston and the other is from Wisconsin. Let's see upstairs lives a guy who is from Kuala Lumpur but studies in Perth. Last but not least I have found a fellow Dutchman, though we ...
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