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..
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
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