Monthly Archives: November 2011

Summer Journal #3: Medieval Madness

Medieval ruins cover the Swedish landscape, hinting at a history of castles and kings…Kungälv is home to Bohus Fortress, the strongest fortification in Sweden – despite being seiged by armies and later pillaged for stone by peasants, in 7 centuries … Continue reading

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Summer Journal #2: The Swedish Forest

Much of my summer was spent exploring the woods around Kungälv, where plants and animals thrive in the midnight sun… One of the first things that struck me about the Swedish landscape was the abundance of birch trees – my … Continue reading

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Summer Journal #1: Kungälv

This summer I lived as an au pair in the town of Kungälv in southwest Sweden. In addition to hanging out with 6 awesome kids, accompanying my host family on their summer outings, and embarking on my own solo adventures, … Continue reading

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