Our Christmas in pictures: Part 1

 

 

I picked Scott, Phyllis and Savannah up at the Oslo Airport on December 17th.

I picked Scott, Phyllis and Savannah up at the Oslo Airport on December 17th.

 

Lily's Basketball team.

Lily's Basketball team. Leaving Savannah at the apartment with Yarrow, we went straight to Lily's game.

 

Yarrow and Lily had a piano recital.  Brigitta is their teacher, we meet every Thursday at the Music School.  Arvika Community arranges all the details for music lessons.

Yarrow and Lily had a piano recital. Brigitta is their teacher, we meet every Thursday at the Music School. Arvika Community arranges all the details for music lessons.

 

 

The girls were delighted that Savannah, good friend to Savannah, was able to come with Scott and Phyllis.

The girls were delighted that Savannah, good friend to Yarrow, was able to come with Scott and Phyllis.

 

We visited Lily's classroom.  Lily gave both her teachers, Anna Lena and Carolina, a birch bark basket.  Carolina wasn't working the day we visited, but came when Anna Lena called to tell her that Lily's grandparents were at school. b

We visited Lily's classroom. Lily gave both her teachers, Anna Lena and Carolina, a birch bark basket. Carolina wasn't working the day we visited, but came when Anna Lena called to tell her that Lily's grandparents were at school.

 

The girls played M&M poker, using the foil wrappers they collected at the Jul Bord.

The girls played M&M poker, using the foil wrappers they collected at the Jul Bord.

 

December 19th, we rented a mini- van and drove to Goteborg.  Our first stop was Liseberg Amusement park.

December 19th, we rented a mini- van and drove to Goteborg. Our first stop was Liseberg Amusement park.

 

Bumper Cars!  Liseberg had a few rides open, numerous restaurants and hundreds of booths selling Christmas items

Bumper Cars! Liseberg had a few rides open, numerous restaurants and hundreds of booths selling Christmas items.

 

Don't we look chipper?

Don't we look chipper?

 

There were thousands of small white lights draped over all the buildings and the trees.

There were thousands of small white lights draped over all the buildings and the trees.

 

There was a long line to enter the Ice Bar.  We can do this for free in Minnesota!

There was a long line to enter the Ice Bar. We can do this for free in Minnesota!

 

Mcdonalds and Burger Kings can be found everywhere in Sweden.  We chose a different type of fast food.

Mcdonalds and Burger Kings can be found everywhere in Sweden. We chose a different type of fast food.

 

Our rooms slept 4, two single beds and two pull down beds.  There is a bed below Lily that is not opened.

Our rooms slept 4, two single beds and two pull down beds. There is a bed below Lily that is not opened.

 

We ate at "Home Sweet Home" a swedish, Indian, Chinese and Tai place located within walking distance of the hotel.  The food was fabulous.

We ate at "Home Sweet Home" a swedish, Indian, Chinese and Tai place located within walking distance of the hotel. The food was fabulous. Those are mashed potatoes!

Gotenborg Harbour.  Saturday we wandered aimlessly through Goteborg, starting at the Harbor and ending at "The Avenue,"  a famous street of stores.

Gotenborg Harbour. Saturday we wandered aimlessly through Goteborg, starting at the Harbor and ending at "The Avenue," a famous street of stores.

"Utfart" translates as exit. Too good to pass up!

"Utfart" translates as exit. Too good to pass up!

 

river-shot-in-gothen

 

Before we left for home on Monday, December 22 we went to "Unverseum"  An interactive museum with a rain forest.

Before we left for home on Monday, December 22 we went tot the "Unverseum," an interactive museum with a rain forest.

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One Response to “Our Christmas in pictures: Part 1”

  1. Blind Squirrel Says:

    Best photo of Lilly evah! Also liked the pictures of <B<food.

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