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Gallery: Wir farhen nach Berlin!

GERMANY | Saturday, 12 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

Easter in Berlin, Germany with Kostas.
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Wir Farhen nach Berlin!

GERMANY | Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | Views [584]

As many readers have noted, I am having a hard time keeping up to date with my travels. Over Easter, Kostas and I took the train down to Berlin for a fantastic (albeit less than amazing weather) holiday weekend. Check back soon for the story!

Tags: 2008 germany berlin easter


Athens and Istanbul to beat the winter blahs

TURKEY | Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | Views [825]

You may notice that this travel story is a bit behind. I try to really sit down and write well when I post, but of course, it only gets harder and harder for me to post great entries the longer I wait! This entry will not be anywhere near as long, detailed, ... Read more >

Tags: 2008 turkey istanbul greece athens thessaloniki


Gallery: Istanbul Jan/Feb '08

TURKEY | Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

Istanbul, Turkey (after Greece) - with Kostas [see http://flickr.com/photos/jessicahitch for photo descriptions]
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Gallery: Greece Jan '08

GREECE | Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

Athens and Thessaloniki with Kostas - on the way to Istanbul
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Tillbacka til Sverige (Back to Sweden)

SWEDEN | Tuesday, 22 Jan 2008 | Views [3280] | Comments [1]

After seven years away, I returned to my first overseas home away from home: Stockholm, Sweden. I still remember the first time I went to Sweden, in January 2000. I took a week off from school to go with my parents to house hunt and check out the schooling ... Read more >

Tags: 2008 sweden stockholm


Gallery: Back to Sweden

SWEDEN | Monday, 21 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

A quick trip to Stockholm via Goteborg to see a high school friend.
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Gallery: Holidays in Poland

POLAND | Tuesday, 15 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

Christmas and New Year's Eve in Poland with Jagoda and her family
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Winter Holidays in Poland

POLAND | Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | Views [1465]

The long overdue Poland story is delivered at last. Although my darling friend Jagoda had prepared a powerpoint presentation about Poland for me, I didn’t really manage to learn any Polish phrases before I left. It was only as we were waiting for the ... Read more >

Tags: People


Gallery: Pre-Holidays in Aalborg

DENMARK | Saturday, 22 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

November and December in Denmark
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Glædelig Jul fra Danmark!

DENMARK | Saturday, 22 Dec 2007 | Views [1115] | Comments [1]

It's starting to feel like the holidays. Although festive lights have been up on the streets of Aalborg for a few weeks already, I guess I haven't really taken the time to enjoy them. I went shopping with one of my flatmates last night and I truly realized ... Read more >

Tags: Friends


Gallery: October and Halloween

DENMARK | Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

A hockey game, halloween fun, and more October goodies!
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The End of Lectures

DENMARK | Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | Views [996]

Studying in Denmark provides me with many firsts. Aside from the obvious, one example is that it is my first time studying on the semester schedule. I have attended three rather different schools within the last five years but they have always operated ... Read more >

Tags: university


Gallery: a month in Aalborg

DENMARK | Sunday, 14 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Autumn has arrived in this northern Denmark city
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enter autumn

DENMARK | Saturday, 13 Oct 2007 | Views [693]

Autumn has surely arrived here in Aalborg. This week I was quite happy to go to school in the crisp mornings with the sunrise greeting me as I rode up the final hill towards university. I was fortunate enough to be the winning bidder on a great bike ... Read more >

Tags: university


Gallery: Late Summer in Aalborg

DENMARK | Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

A few shots from around the city, taking advantage of the nice weather.
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Getting to know you, getting to feel free and easy

DENMARK | Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | Views [1236]

Now that I have successfully completed my first week of classes I feel I can say with validity that I feel that I've made the right choice in coming to Aalborg University. The first week was a bit hectic - there was the challenge of navigating around ... Read more >

Tags: Aalborg


Gallery: Day-trip to Skagen

DENMARK | Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

A lovely trip by train to Skagen, the northernmost tip of Denmark where the Baltic and North Seas meet.
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Happy Labor Day!

DENMARK | Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | Views [872]

In honor of labor day, I spent my day hearing about all the labor I will be doing in the next six months. I'll summarize; I will be officially taking nine classes this semester, while attending up to four more plus extra guest lectures. I will be in ... Read more >

Tags: university


Velkommen!

DENMARK | Saturday, 1 Sep 2007 | Views [634]

I'm pleased to announce my safe and sound arrival in Denmark. And on top of that, I had an extraordinarily almost-perfect trip! It seemed as if there could only be catastrophe at the end of the road, but there wasn't. I seem to always be the one security ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles


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