PHOTO ALBUM from trips to
Sweden, Denmark, & France
GC&SU has an exchange program with Lund University in Sweden. I taught there in May 2002 for a month. GC&SU students may study abroad there.
Contact me or Dwight Call for more information.
1. The University Guest house where I stayed (on
Finngaten), 2. View of Guesthouse garden, 3. Garden with pond in Kulturen museum
Views in Kulturen (folk culture museum in Lund) 1. Me
in front of one of the oldest houses, 2. Red church and sod roof barn, 3. sod
1. Public park near university with thousand year old
rune stones arranged around mound at Sandgatan, 2. Inside view--altar of red
church (above), 3. Pews and details of interior of red church.
1 & 2. Thousand year old rune stones (most are
memorials like tombstones). 3. With folk musicians in front of Kulturen. 4. Lund
Cathedral -- Domkyrkan (begun around 1100).
1. Side view through trees of Cathedral, 2. Cathedral's
side building with lilac trees in bloom.
1. Cathedral crypt with stylized columns, 2. Giant
"Finn" carved on pillar (with well in background), 3. another pillar
with carved figures, said to be Finn's wife and child.
1., View of campus building through trees, 2.
University Building with lilac trees in bloom, 2., University administrative
building (white) with fountain, 3. Student Union in front of Sandgatan (main
1. Statue of Linneas in front of public library, 2.
Rapeseed (for canola oil) fields with red house and barn in background, 3.
country church with cemetery.
1. Typical "step" architectural facade of
country church near Lund, 2. Baptismal fount in church, 3. view of church
through wrought iron fence, 4. Interior view of church -- altar.
1. Helsinborg, Sweden (view of main square, castle in
background, modern fountain in foreground), 2. View of Helsingor (in English =
Elsinore), Denmark as seen on the ferry from Helsinborg. This castle (originally
a customs house on the Oresund Sound) is the setting for Shakespeare's Hamlet.
1. View of Elsinore Castle with moat, 2. Walkway
leading to Elsinore Castle, 3., Courtyard of Elsinore.
1. Fountain in courtyard, 2. Arched door (detail at
Elsinore), 3. Cathedral in Elsinore (in city).
1. Details of Cathedral ceiling, 2. close-up of
ceiling, 3. Painted houses in Elsinore, Denmark.
1. Painted houses on main street in Elsinore, 2. Royal
Palace Courtyard in Copenhagen, Denmark.
1. Picturesque houses and cafes on Kongens Nytorv, east
side of Nyhavn Canal in Copenhagen, 2. Me in front of the famed Little Mermaid
statue (Den Lille Havfrue).
1. The Stroget, main shopping street in Copenhagen, 2.
Church near the 17th century citadel called the Kastellet, 3. Georgia College
colleague Hedy Fraunhofer in the Kastellet (Copenhagen).
Some Guesthouse residents in May 2002. 1. Grethe (from
Denmark) 2. Bob (from San Diego), Giorgio (from Italy), me, 3. Ed (from
England), me, 4. Hedy (from Georgia College) & Bob (from San Diego).
Some views from Dijon (2001)
In order (left to right, top to bottom): former refectory/"basement" (now a museum) of cathedral de St. Benigne (museum), outside view of church of Notre Dame de Dijon, view of colorful tile rooftops in Dijon, tower of the palace of the Dukes of Burgundy, street leading to Notre Dame, front facade of Notre Dame (each gargoyle is different), market square in Dijon (with fountain -- 2 pictures), side view of Notre Dame's gargoyles.
Some views from the Dordogne or Perigord region (Southwestern France -- 2001 & 2002)
In order (left to right, top to bottom): view from castle at Baynac, view of church at Tayac, market view in Les Eyzies, view of church and valley at Beynac, hotel where I stayed (with brown roof in left foreground) in front of cliff in Les Eyzies, me on road in Domme, strawberry vendors at market in Les Eyzies, view of the Dordogne river valley, castle (Castelnaud I think) from the Dordogne River, Chateau Comarque, view of river valley, view from arch at Baynac, inside "kitchen" of medieval cliff shelter at La Roc St Christophe, 2 views of cliff and river, neanderthal statue at musuem of prehistory in Les Eyzies, 5 views of prehistoric cliffs and shelters in and around the Dordogne and Vezere River valleys.
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Link to Journal about France trip (2001)