Day 96 & 97

Day 96 | Saturday June 18 So last night I arrived in the darkness and had no idea where I was. When I went outside this morning I was amazed by the beauty of this place. I stayed in a house right in the middle of a forrest with a view over valley with huge […]

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Day 93 | To the countryside

Day 93 Thursday June 16 I set the alarm at 7.30, which is still pretty late for the Swedes. Their working hours are different as to other countries. Because in the winter it gets dark around 3pm they start and finish a bit earlier. Filip, a friend of Mikael invited me to come to a […]

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Day 92 | I heart Stockholm

Day 92 Tuesday June 14 Today I had two meetings, the first one at Plantagon. They are building a vertical greenhouse and it’s quite impressive. In 2050 about 80% of the world population is expected to live in the city, that’s why food production needs to be integrated into city infrastructure. They are planning to […]

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Day 90 & 91 | Around Stockholm

Day 90 Sunday March 12 My host Aryan is a huge car fanatic. He has many cars, most of them Citroen’s and he converts them so they run on ethanol. He has plans to make his old Citroen electric and already has a line of batteries ready. He knows everything about cars and with his […]

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Day 89 | The road to Stockholm

When I checked the car in the morning I found out he wasn’t charged completely, only till 60%. Probably the fuse broke as it wouldn’t charge when I re-plugged the cable. It was a downer as I had to drive 200km to Stockholm today. I went back to Lisa’s house (an hour walk) to check for […]

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Day 88 | Inspiration at Scania

Last night we tried to charge the car at Tom and Els’ place. Normally charging on 16A is allright, definitely in countries with a strong energy grid. However after a few minutes some lights popped out and we found that one of the fuses broke. We reset the fuse and tried charging on 10A, also […]

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Day 87 | Quiet Oskarshamn

12 hours. That is definitely the longest sleep I had this trip. Around 9 I had breakfast with Pieter who was about to go the a meeting. I stayed there to work. I really wanted to interview someone from the city of Växjö today. Växjö is interesting, they where the first city in the world […]

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Day 86 | Växjö

At around 8am my eyes opened because my ears heard noises coming from the cleaners broomsticks. My bed last night was the car’s front seat and normally I have a decent sleep in there. Last night was different. There where many noises in the carpark and people walking around who woke me up. I felt […]

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Day 85 | From the UN to Zlatan’s House

Before I departed to Sweden I had one last meeting in Copenhagen, this time at the United Nations. They have their national headquarters in CPH and the building was finished just three years ago. It grabbed my attention because it won many awards and last week in Vejle I was introduced to the company who […]

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