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... have been around when Grandma Sig lived here.
Just after the turn of the century, Sweden experienced difficult economic times. Her family was struggling to support the children. At only 14 years old, Signe and a younger brother had to leave the family. They set off for America all by themselves. They had a sponsor in Iowa who would take them in and give them a job until they got established. The records at Ellis Island indicate ...
... 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.
... little hungry, so I attempted to find something to eat, if it wasn't the language barrier getting in my way, it was sticker shock. To give you an idea, 1 Canadian dollar is equivalent to approximately 6.30 Swedish Krona, so seeing price tags with 60 on it for a sandwich was a little overwhelming. I finally settles on a chicken wrap, for only 48 krona, what a steal!
I spent my time walking around the old town of Stockholm. Around 3 ...
Eskilstuna is a great little city, but again not one that any tourist would have a need to stop at. It is beautiful, and old but does not really have anything that other Swedish towns do not. As we just learned in class, the main industry here is Volvo construction equipment. It is an old mill town, as it is on River EskilstunaŚn, ...
... center, but way closer to Bjorno island, where the walks and sunsets (or sunrises) were the most beautiful. We could walk there in less then hour, so thats what we used to do. Walking a lot, having fun in the nature. All the hikes, skatings and skiings and whatever - everything!
When my friend from England visited me, we just walked there to survive hangover. Very smart step, haha, but it was really great day, also we were lucky, it was already late autumn, ...