K&K at Helsinki, Finland

It’s rainy and gloomy here this morning. Pretty much how Vj, I and the girls are feeling. After spending a month and a half with us, Vj’s parents left at dawn. Their stay with us feels like a dream. Rather it was a dream-come-true for both Vj and me to host our parents in a foreign land! We enjoyed their love and company over the last month. We are missing them a lot already.

As I walked back home after dropping the kids at school, the weather took me back to our day at Helsinki – just that it was more rainy and more cold with brief intervals of hail and snow!

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Sveriges Nationaldag at Operan i Hagaparken

Yesterday, June 6, was Sweden’s National Day. It is celebrated in honor of King Gustav Vasa who was elected in 1523 since he is considered as that day marked the beginning of modern Sweden.

In India, our national days, such as Republic Day and Independence Day, are marked with elaborate parades and festivities. I was very curious to see how the Swedes celebrate their national day. Continue reading “Sveriges Nationaldag at Operan i Hagaparken”

K&K on Vikingline M/S Gabriella

This was a much awaited trip that we saved for Vj’s parent’s visit! The fact that they are visiting combined with the thought of going on a cruise to Helsinki kept us in a state of excitement from the time we booked our tickets! Continue reading “K&K on Vikingline M/S Gabriella”