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My Time in Umea Sweden!

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FC: Umea Sweden | ERASMUS 2009 | By Hannah Cashel

2: Packed and ready to go...... Flight leaving at 5.30 am.. The journey begins.... | killing some time in the airport... what a better way that some creative colouring...

3: Touch down..... welcome to SWEDEN.... | Next Stop the 2 hour bus to Stockholm.... fun times to be had...

4: Snaps from over Stockholm as we took time out to tour the capital city! The old town was the first place we visited and we loved it... full of character.

6: Stockholm - Sweden Cap City

7: After touring the city we went on to Joumbos Hostel!!!! Its an airpolane converted into a hostel and was on of the highlights of our time in Stockholm..,, Both and biter sweet experiance, bitter as we discovered Tony snoring is really bad and I got no sleep and sweet as the Hostel was amazing... :)

8: Standing outside the hostel..... not very clear but you can make out its an airoplane!

9: In the 'conferance room' of Jumbos having a our first proper cup of tea before bed. | Having out first Fika in Umea, (fika means coffee and something sweet). All rather tired from our 2 days traveling and have just entered a world of almost utter darkness... 5.30pm outside and total darkness.

10: On the trip I was named the stresser... Tony mocking me!..Time? | Our great frined and helper, ' the Greek' Eleni with Tony | Chilled as a ice box.... Mr Calm | Eleni after showing us around.

11: Dr Bjorn. Bjorn lives in Eleni's flat and we soon realised that he was totaly nuts but fantastic craic and was a great guy. Bjorn provided us with our first taste of Swedish culture. He really is a crazy crazy guy but the total life and soul of any party!!!

13: Umea is in the biding for city of culture for 2014 and this heart is called represents the heart of culture in Umea. Here I am inside the heart.... fully embracing the heart of culture...

14: Playing in the snow!!

15: Making crepes :) ... yummmy :)

16: We were told we would be gaurenteed a good time when the doctors are in the house..... how very true....

17: First weekend in Umea was brilliant! Thanks to Bjorn showing us around and making us feel like we were right at home.

18: Eleni The Greek, what a girl!!!

19: Spoons! ! ! LOL!!

20: Our first shopping experiance in Swedes ICA, had to be documented due to utter confustion and there crazy wee shopping carts.

21: Tempting fate????

24: Sweden by night fall..... 6.30 pm

25: Titanic moment? | Mountian of snow..

26: Frozen lake in town

27: Credo | Tony totally confused | CREDO wahooo :) | the winning team aka US!!!

28: we fight we make up... awww | Hot chocs all round! | working hard | Simon, Lauren, Me and Sergia

29: Life in Sweden is good....were happy about this...

30: Linda the life of the party.... and our french friends | Roof clock in the Uni 12.59 - 13.00

31: help help help | snowtastic..

32: shape-a-ye

33: wooly hat....check....scarf...check.....coats ....check....gloves....check... | snow angels...

34: The ice cool building made from snow... for the city of culture award 2014... | Check out the view outside!! pretty AWESOME

35: Smiles | I lulu Sweden | Family photo

36: . | moneypenny....

37: Catching a few zzzzZZZZ Enjoying the Swedish fika culture .....

38: Biter Sweet moments my new lovely but slightly crazy Ozy friend Vatha was departing back to Austriala... :( BUT.... | My sister Becka, and our friend Sarah came to visit me.....

39: dinner | the post card picture I took :) | the beauty of sweden 4.30PM | emm it says emm wot???

40: snow things ..... the Snail | the Whale

42: Cooking for four | Having fun in the snow.

43: The day I got tricked.... ended up sliding round the heart.... lol

45: 80s night ..... international fun

49: Sking across the frozen lake | stop take a picture | Walking on the lake. | about to embark on some forest walking ...lol

50: There is an aircraft in that pic somewhere.... can you spot it? | group pic <3

51: the ice of the lake | our fire wahooo

52: the lake

53: Sweden....

54: want to take a walk... | the kinabrigd aka china bridge....

55: sunshine moments

56: Me and our scottish friend Louise | Swedish flag... always grabs attention | Emma and me

57: A Swedish telephone I kid you not... | also comes in red? lol

58: my very good friend and class mate Peter... great guy :) | Por and Linda with their birthday gift..... rotten fish.... yummy :) | happy birthday smiles

59: The joker and our fluffy bunny winner .... :) | Thumbs up for the greatest SPEACH ever made by a swed!! lol.. ....Go Peter....lol

60: Keeping it swedish our local greek!

62: Tony devouring his sword fish for his birthday dinner.

63: Tonys video blog that took forever !! lol | Outside you can see a winter wonderland.... :) | Smile like you mean it.

64: 'i fed my fish hambugers but they didnt eat it so i had to sell them so that they wouldnt die'.....Mattias telling us a very fishy story.... lol

66: ready.... VIP room and oysters.... :)

67: It pays to know the basketball players .... :) | getting ready to down some oysters.. yum

68: More oysters ....ust cant get enough number 10 for Tdog!

70: St. Padddys day in Sweden.... a bigger occasion than you might at first think....

71: Oh No Never Let the Spirit Die


76: The View from my window.... Picture paints a thousand words?

77: Jan and Tony ..... New Irish energy to Umea Comets all made possible by Jan. Congrates 2 Tony. | America and the 'Irish' together.... with 1 swed.

79: Basketball some how turned into my new favourite sport... | Umea Comets.... what a team.... good friends were found here :)

80: Our dads are farmers.... haha what a way to conect... wee shortie ... total cracker!! | I am a rock star??? really ???

81: Tony and Hannah, the "Irish people"... aka: awesome people.... what can i say it clearly must be true!! lol

82: That slipping moment...

83: Hannah has a big heart...literally! | Bishops yummy yummy foood!!! :)

84: make it count | Johannas looking like hes about te devour me... hahaha cracks me up! | my lovely flat mate Anna-Lena with Lauren and me. | take a shot

85: sitting on a heart in the hospital | Lisa | find a heart

86: Game on!!! | Gig in Smech kafer | Our great Swedish friend doing some highly skillfull driving.. .

87: local alarm clocks | My lovely flat mate Harriet :) | Harr's take a shot...

88: emm a king of nearly group photo Johannas leaving Party... pictures with th Irish

89: Let the 'girly' nite begin | and a girls best friend .... brownies and ice-cream

92: Finnal game of the season.... Amy and Anna on the big posters...... famous!!

93: Tony ouside Gammlieahallen | Going into the gym to watch the big game.

94: Lisa, Dolly and Me.... my education class group....

95: My sister Rachel, Johnny and Sarah arrived. | buffet buddies...

96: Tack tack to mum for the fry supplies... it was enjoyed for certian!! Tony was over heard quoting "the potato bread made it" so good job there then ... lol

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  • Title: My Time in Umea Sweden!
  • My ERASMUS experience in Umea Sweden. Sweden through my eye was an amazing experience and one that I will not forget easily. This country truly is a country of contrasts . From the dark cold winters to its bright warm summers no place on earth compares....
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