The Weather Clock*

It is 90˚F (32˚C) in Riverside today.

So that means more nice pictures of how great it is outside here in Denmark! 😀 I’m not sure if everyone is interested in weather this much, or if it’s just me because I like atmospheric dynamics. Anyway, weather you like it or not, here’s how my week has looked in this foreign (read: FREEZING) September.

It’s 55˚F (15˚C) right now. My brain is slightly confused as to why there are no lights and carols and trees and things, because to me this feels a lot like Christmastime, back home 😛 Being from California, I do not get the concept of “seasons.” But seriously, you know how in Harry Potter they turn on the spot to apparate? That’s kind of how I feel—I just turned around and suddenly I’ve been transported to this thing called autumn, and I’m just like WHAT IS THIS LEAF-COLOR-CHANGING PHENOMENON YOU SPEAK OF, I DON’T UNDERSTAND.

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Exhibit A

I’ve also discovered how cold your ears can get when you have a minimal amount of hair over them. I’m not sure why I chose to have the shortest hair of my life in the coldest place of my life. BUT on the positive side, I have discovered the amazing power of (cute) scarves!!

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Nothin’ like the Copenhagen clouds

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Rainy day at DTU

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This is the view from my new favorite coffee shop, Kaffebaren På Amager. It’s rather cheap, has excellent Wi-Fi, and is really creatively decorated.

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I’ve also taken to hanging out in this cemetery (which I originally thought was a park. Which it is, just plus dead people), called Vor Frelsers Kierkegaard. It’s gorgeous and really peaceful, great place to read. It’s also super close to the aforementioned beloved coffee shop!

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More cemetery view

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It’s kind of a random place for a cemetery because it’s surrounded by the typical Copenhagen red brick apartments. But that’s why I like it so much!

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I don’t know why, but it’s like colors get amplified here. I took all of these pictures with my phone camera and they’re just SO bright.

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The sky out in Vestamager.

Okay, I promise my next post will have more than just pictures. It’ll have Vikings and Søren Kierkegaard!

*one of my favorite albums, by July Skies


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