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Offline Sophia

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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #90 on: June 23, 2014, 08:47:49 pm »
This is, as dark as it get. A tuesday Morning 02.45 AM in Askersund, Sweden June 24th 2014..
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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #91 on: June 24, 2014, 12:43:48 am »
Way cool those pictures, Sophia! 8)
I just checked the distance between us. It's over 1400km, that's as far as from me to southern Italy! :o Didn't think it'd be that far. No wonder there's such a difference in daylight/darkness.

And it's almost the same distance (1350km) between you and the northern end of Sweden (Kiruna).
And I'm closer to Africa than to Kiruna. :o
Now I feel almost Mediterranean. ;) :)

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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #92 on: June 24, 2014, 04:36:40 am »
Way cool those pictures, Sophia! 8)
I just checked the distance between us. It's over 1400km, that's as far as from me to southern Italy! :o Didn't think it'd be that far. No wonder there's such a difference in daylight/darkness.

And it's almost the same distance (1350km) between you and the northern end of Sweden (Kiruna).
And I'm closer to Africa than to Kiruna. :o
Now I feel almost Mediterranean. ;) :)

I have always thought you where very exotic. Now I know why.  :)

Did you know it takes us exactly the same amount of time ( by air ) to travel to southern part of Italy, to travel to NY, US.

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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #93 on: June 24, 2014, 09:15:21 am »
Today is June 24, St. John the Baptist Day.

Anciently, it was mistakenly thought that today was the Summer Solstice, and bonfires were lit on the eve (i.e., last night) to make sure the sun returns, even as it begins to decline, or something like that.
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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #94 on: June 24, 2014, 12:10:49 pm »
Today is June 24, St. John the Baptist Day.

Anciently, it was mistakenly thought that today was the Summer Solstice, and bonfires were lit on the eve (i.e., last night) to make sure the sun returns, even as it begins to decline, or something like that.

Up here in the northern part of Europe it is very difficult to tell when the longest day occur...for a couple of weeks in June the sun will shine for 24 h. We normally say that midsummer is the summer solstice. This year it occured June 20th.

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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #95 on: June 24, 2014, 01:57:31 pm »
Fascinating Sonja. Didn't think it would differ that much.

Neither did I. After all, Askersund isn't that far away!   :)

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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #96 on: June 24, 2014, 05:43:49 pm »
Neither did I. After all, Askersund isn't that far away!   :)

You are proably closer to our mediterrainen girl (Penthesilea) then to me in Askersund.  :)

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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #97 on: June 25, 2014, 02:05:17 pm »
You are proably closer to our mediterrainen girl (Penthesilea) then to me in Askersund.  :)

True.

Only the other day I met a person from Västerås who said that everything felt so much more continental here.

She was surprised to find that we usually don't care one bit about Stockholm, but instead consider Copenhagen and Berlin our closest big cities!   ;D

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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #98 on: June 26, 2014, 05:30:13 pm »
Another beutiful evening in June 11.00 PM Askersund, Sweden

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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #99 on: June 26, 2014, 06:59:46 pm »
great pics, Sophia!!


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