A Visit to Sweden and Denmark

Last week I was fortunate enough to visit my dear friend Kajsa at home in Sweden. I was surprised at the airport by our other best friend, Christy, and so began our Scandinavian adventure. I can’t thank Kajsa and her family enough for this trip – it is already a precious memory.

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‘Peder Oxe’ is the name of the restaurant where we had lunch in Copenhagen. Above is an artist’s rendering of the eatery, printed on post cards and business cards.

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I loved the interior design of the restaurant and the food was yummy-yummay.

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At the top of Rundetaarn.

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On our way back down at the ‘Kyssebœnken’ aka ‘Kissing Booth’.

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Above is the oldest recovered viking vessel (I think…).

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At Ale Stenar – that’s Ale’s Stones in Inglés – it’s an ancient time-telling monument.

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This was a delicious orange cake Kajsa’s mother, Anna Maria, made.

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Kajsa took us to Lund, which was a picture-perfect place full of students, cyclists and wanderers.

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Kulturen – an open-air museum where old buildings of various periods and architectures are showcased.

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Kajsa en route to a Viking burial site.

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Above is the view from the top of the mound.

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Kajsa says there is one Viking buried under there.

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The Swedes have a delightful tradition called ‘fika’, which is essentially their excuse for having cakes throughout the day. Before I left, Kajsa’s father, Alf, introduced me to this bun filled with creme – mmm mmm, good.

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