At the beginning of March, my school went on ‘Sportlov’ (sports break) for a week. It was really nice to have a week off of school spent with friends!

I’m going to start at the Friday we got out of school, Celine the other exchange student in my school and I were going to photograph Lilla VM (little championships) but first before that we went on a tour of the LKAB mine. Will maybe eventually do a post on those two things in the future! So that meant Friday night, Saturday and Sunday I was photographing all day so that was basically all I did that weekend! But on that Friday night I took a little break and went out to dinner with my friends at O’Leary’s because it was my friend Elin’s 18th birthday!

IMG_6779LKAB tour with our Lilla VM badges

IMG_6782Elin’s 18, whaaat?!

IMG_6797Ren Dröm från baktankte! Reindeer sandwich from a bakery. It’s called Reindeer dream. It has like a sweet sauce or jam on it and aahhh so delicious. Work is okay when you get free food (especially if it’s work you love doing)


Monday I spent to myself, sleeping mostly. I was extremely tired from the weekend, we had worked from 9-midnight, and although it was not hard work, I was still sleep deprived. So Monday turned into a cozy recovery day.

Tuesday was again a little bit of a lazy day, but went night skiing with my host sisters and their cousin Elin, who was in town visiting.

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Wednesday I went skiing on Dundret again with Celine, Emma, and Moa. Well I was the only one who skied, they all snowboarded, but same thing. Then after Celine and I came back to my house and made lunch and just hung out for a little while. At night, my host sisters and I went bowling because it was free over the break.

IMG_6856Bow down to me snowboarders

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IMG_6884My shirt says “I love Swedish boys” and I told my little host brother what he said and he laughed. Then I made him take a picture with me because he is so adorable


Thursday during the day I skied with my friends Matilda and Olivia, and then I also went night skiing with my other friend Emma!

IMG_6894 IMG_6896Got very excited when I came home and the sun was out! I went outside in a t-shirt to take pictures but then realized that just because there’s still sun it doesn’t really make -2 any warmer.

IMG_6903 IMG_6904My new favorite thing to ski on at Dundret. It’s this little slope with a bunch of bumps and lots of snow left on it. It’s so much fun to hop over them!

Friday morning I went to my friend Jasmine’s house, and then we met up with Julia and Matilda on snowmobiles! We took a little skoter adventure, went through the woods to this isolated little spot and grilled some lunch. We had to light a fire, and it took us 3 times until the fire didn’t just burn out! There was a bunch of really big rocks maybe or something like that and I decided to climb up them because it looked fun. I was actually on a hunt for reindeer because I really want to see one again. After we were finished eating we rode around for a little bit more. All of the paths were really bumpy for some reason, but it was so much fun anyways! 🙂

Around 7 I went to Hanna’s house, because it was her birthday on Saturday so we had a birthday dinner! It was a fun night with the girls and Hanna loved the presents we got her, and she made us a great homemade meal! We talked and danced around until 12 so we could celebrate her birthday

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Saturday consisted of more skiing, with my host dad and little brother, and then the same people from Hanna’s birthday dinner all went to after ski in björnfällen the hotel/restaurant on top of Dundret.


Sunday the last day of the break unfortunately, we celebrated Ilona’s birthday with some fika! The fika was so good, I ate so much of it, but that was expected! She loved the wine glasses we got her (they were extremely huge). I love going to her house because she has a black cat and it reminds me of mine at home!

IMG_7010Viggo didn’t want me to leave, even when I told him it was only for a few hours!

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That was my sportslov! Lots of skiing, but it was meant for that, afterall it is called SPORTlov. And that’s basically all I do anyways so I had a very good time. The weather was nice and sunny over most of the break so that also made it much better. It was a great time to hang out with all of my friends and even meet some new people!





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