March 27th

The Norwegian group came late in the evening on Saturday so we were pleased that Sunday started with late breakfast at the Hostel. Today everybody got to meet each other at last! At 11.00 we went on a sightseeing around Reykjavik and visited several known buildings, Hallgrimskirkja and the concert hall Harpa were some of […]

March 26th

The Finns took a bus from Vaala to Oulu at 2.45 on Saturday morning. It was surprising that there were so many young European people at the airport that early in the morning. Many young sportsmen and sportswomen that had taken part in the The European Youth Olympic Festival in Vuokatti in Finland were heading […]

Week 39 in Norway

During week 39, the Norwegian students went on their one field trip. To learn more about sustainable goal number six: clean water and sanitation, they visited “norskhavbrukssenter” where they discussed challenges and possibilities regarding goal six and fish farming. They looked at how fish farming works, and how the companies are working to keep the […]

October 1st

We woke up very early because we had to leave Vaala at 6 am. We said goodbye to our host families and friends. We drove to Oulu and flew to Helsinki. We almost missed the flight in Helsinki because we had to little time in between the flights. It was stressful but as we say […]

September 30th

We leapt in to the day, with pain in our brain. School began, with backpacks in hand. We made a presentation about the land, better know as Finland. With groundwater in mind and hell in sight. Then we went to meet The Man, The Myth, The Legend Pekka Rossi. He was very smart, I was […]

29th of September

We woke up, it was only 3 degrees when we woke up, at around 7 in the morning. Some of us walked, others drove to school we met up with everyone and met the history and philosophy professor for the first time. We went all around Vaala on a bus. looked at many interesting places. […]

28th of September

Today we woke up with our host families. We met at school at 8:35. We did our presentations and the Finnish kids did theirs. Then we listened to a presentation about today’s project. We got on a bus and drove to a stream where we did some measurements. Then we got back on the bus […]

27th of September

We woke up early to go to the airport at 5 am. We had one hour to shop and eat breakfast. Our flight was at 7:30 and was 3 hours and twenty minutes long. When we arrived in Helsinki we had to wait at the airport for three hours. We used the time to study, […]