Monthly Archives: September 2012

Amsterdam…..bikes, canals and red lights….oh my!

A bit exhausted from our learning adventure, the group arrived in Amsterdam ready to relax a little before the long flight home but the learning was not quite done yet. We started our stay in Amsterdam with a wonderful welcome … Continue reading

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Berlin…physically connected yet psychologically separated.

After a short flight from Copenhagen, we arrived late in the evening in Berlin. Driving through Berlin at night is a dissorienting feeling…not knowing what lies ahead at daybreak in a city rich with historical events brings anticipation. In the … Continue reading

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Copenhagen….a bike culture

We headed to Copehagen by train winding through the beautiful Swedish countryside that allowed us time for some relaxation.  We arrived in Copenhagen on a rainy afternoon.  After searching the train station for our transfer, we arrived at Hotel Christian … Continue reading

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Stockholm and The Natural Step…a natural match.

We arrived in Stockholm after a wonderful ferry ride from Helsinki.  Weaving through Sweden’s archipalego was a beautiful site early in the morning revealing their appreciation and connection to nature. Our city tour guide gave the group an introduction to Sweden’s … Continue reading

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Helsinki: A city of beauty

After two full days of sightseeing and roaming the beautiful city of Helsinki, I can honestly say it is a city of beautiful people, landscape and culture.  We have learned much about the city of Helsinki’s urban plan for sustainability, … Continue reading

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Helsinki….we have arrived

After a long day of travel….9 hour flight to Amsterdam, 5 hour layover, 3 hour flight to Helsinki and a 10 hour time difference…we arrived in Helsinki safe and sound.  Tired and dragging, we headed to our welcome dinner at … Continue reading

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