Tag Archives: Traveling

Amiens, the arrival

Only 2 and a half hours of driving, some folks in a larger country might still be talking about their hometown then. But to me, it felt very much abroad when I was wandering through the biting cold at night in the city of … Continue reading

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Remember them

I still owed you a gallery of my latest visit to Abisko. You can enjoy the rainbows, clouds and splashes of sun here (or find it on the right of my blog).  Summer is gone and all flowers are fading. It … Continue reading

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A mid-meeting musing (and mushrooms!)

The Scottish forests bring autumn, but the conference on Mountains of our Future Earth feels like high summer. After ten years and currently in the third edition, the Perth conference in particular (and mountain research as a whole) seems to have grown … Continue reading

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Mountains of our future earth

Today, I am off to Perth to represent MIREN (and myself) at the mountain conference on Mountains of our Future Earth. I am pretty excited to see Scotland (yes, it will be the Scottish Perth) and even more to explore the … Continue reading

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The cotton castle

Please, allow my inner mountain enthousiast to be lyrical about some rocks! Pamukkale is the Turkish word for cotton castle, so I learned from Wikipedia, and it is a world famous hot spring area, with white calcium carbonate (‘travertine’) terraces overlooking a … Continue reading

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Taking the stage

This thursday we have the Biology Research Day at our university, an event that for the first time brings together all students and PhD-students in Biology from the whole university, to learn from each other and see what is happening … Continue reading

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The land of the setting sun…

… at least, so it felt after a week of beautiful summer weather. The western coast of Turkey boarders the Mediterranean Sea, and every night the sun drops from the sky into the water, painting the world with the warmest colours. Turkey definitely … Continue reading

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