I turn over another page. My cup of coffee is as good as empty and I strongly consider getting another one. On my right, an old woman with short grey hair and a raincoat as orange as the morning sun is steadily working her way through hers. She’s reading too. Perhaps I am studying her just a moment too long, for she slightly turns her head towards me and I quickly have to adjust my gaze so it seems like I’m staring out of the window behind her. She smiles, takes a last nip of her drink and leaves not long thereafter. I’m in a coffee place in Nyköping and I just came back from a small trip to the south, comprising the cities of Lund, Malmö and Copenhagen. Like my coffee, my energy-level needs a påfyll too.
The trip itself was – although tightly and last-minute planned – great. As some friends hosted us each for a night or two, we travelled around quite a bit by train. This was by no means an obstacle, even the five hour journey from Stockholm to Lund turned out very comfortable! An added bonus was that I could cross the famous, or – if you’re also a fan of the crime series Bron – infamous Øresundsbridge connecting Denmark and Sweden three times. Some highlights and afterthoughts of the trip:
Lund is a very small, but cosy city with a lot of churches and castles. The Cathedral, including some large medieval clockwork, is definitely a must-see. Apart from that, the university makes up a large part of the scenic city. Oh, and Café Landgren does nice coffee-breakfasts where you can sit down and taste various kinds.
Malmö gives off […]