Goteborg walkabout and tramabout, 120614

Sumana gave Advik his food:

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And then we went off to see the sights!

The first creature to meet me was this

HOODED CROW:

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Which strutted about as if the world was monochrome:

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Buttercups spangled the grass with shiny gold:

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Advik was, of course, happy to be out:

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So was his mother!

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We took a tram and went past Liseburg Amusement Park:

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We saw the Goteborg Museum:

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(No point in being indoors on such a glorious day!)

We went to the Asian Store to pick up a few items:

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I enjoyed watching the trams, having grown up in a city (Kolkata) where trams still run. Some are wheelchair and stroller-friendly, some are not:

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I enjoyed looking at the building facades:

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We went to the mouth of the Gothia River, where the Opera House is:

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A festooned ship was berthed

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near the “Lipstick” building:

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There was kayaking too:

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Advik found himself in the hands of the Grand-ma-fia:

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He didn’t seem too unhappy, though:

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There were Mallards in the water:

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Common Gulls were, well, common:

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As were Herring Gulls:

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and Black-headed Gulls:

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Their tails made such a pretty pattern!
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they were mewling:

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they were bathing:

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They may be common and pests, but they are still beautiful!

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More ornate buildings caught my eye:

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With details:

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The Germanic word for travel always cracks me up:

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A nearby mall, Nordstan, was festive:

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Street musicians were “busking”:

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Some people’s goodness shines out of their eyes:

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the town square was lovely:

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I saw sea-horses in the air:

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and a man on a horse:

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Jackdaws were at the water’s edge:

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There was love in the air:

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Flowers on the ground:

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There were children in the air, too!

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The sky and clouds looked lovely:

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I watched two opponents, frozen in animosity:

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We passed a beautiful theatre:

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Vigettes spotted out of the tram window:

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A Hummer as a taxi! The ultimate in consumerism:

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Some pretty wildflowers grew by the paths:

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This is for Father’s Day, which is today:

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There are wild strawberries in the Vastare’s garden:

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That was my first experience of Goteborg (pronounced yothebUri) stad (pronounced shtAt):

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