Sunsets and Stings

When it rains, we play soccer (football). Football is the game of choice here in Sweden, and Europe for that matter. The European Championship is going on in France right now. Sweden lost round 1 to Italy.

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We went up north near Uppsala to visit family.

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Sweden is so far up north that the sun sets very late here. At 10:30pm the sky turned a brilliant shade of pink.

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At 11pm:
The sun sets very late and rises very early- around 2:30-3am.

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Allemansrätten is a term in Swedish used to describe land that everyone can use. You can roam pretty much anywhere as long as you’re respectful of the land and don’t stay in one place for more than 1 night.

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Simeon found a walking stick and started carving it.. inspired by the Tree of Gondor.

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While on our hike through the woods, I got stung by a bee.

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That ended our hike pretty quickly.

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