I’ve taken so many pictures in a nature area outside of Lund called Skrylle during my various bike trips there that it’s been long since I lost count of them. A couple of evenings ago I snapped this one as I was heading home. Normally I like summer more than fall but one thing fall has going for it, is the intense colors in the beautiful sunsets and sunrises.
Some nights ago I was out with my friend Stefan to get some pictures of an area of Lund called Lundagård. The reason is that every winter students at the University of Lund decorate the area with light installations. The installation for this year perhaps wasn’t the best that I’ve seen but even so its great to see that the dark evenings and nights are lit up a bit.
The title of todays post refers to the visible lines and blur from people passing by as I was taking the pictures.
This summer we spent a couple of days on the Swedish east coast. On one of our walks to the village Kivik I saw a lonely tree with a great view over the Hanö Bay. In the lower right corner is the remains of what I presume is an old shelter from the days when Sweden still felt the need to protect its coast line. Perhaps it’s time to dust off the cob webs with the lunatic Putin not so far away..
My, and probably most people’s, favorite part of the fall is when it behaves something like in the picture below. Those days are sadly gone by now in Sweden and what’s left are barren trees, rain and a howling wind that somehow finds its way through your clothes. There will hopefully be just a few weeks of this before the winter arrives. I have always favored the light freshness of the snow to rain, storms and wet clothes.
The common opinion is that Scania is one of the flattest parts of Sweden. It’s probably true but I know there to be places that are quite the opposite. Take my hometown of Lund for example. Did you know that, between its lowest point at Klostergården to its highest point at Norra Fäladen, Lund is the town with the biggest difference of height in all of Sweden?
Well, enough talk about the “mountains” of Scania. The photo below shows the stereotype picture of Scania: a flat landscape that just seems to go on until it disappears in the horizon. Mostly it shows power lines though;).
Outside of Lund a small village callled Hardeberga can be found. It is situated on top of a hill with a great view over the open surrounding landscape. If you happen to look west when standing there you’ll see something like I did the other day. The fields stretch out for many kilometers with the occasional farmhouse or small village mixed up with a few trees. The fields, however, dominate and you could even say that they are what defines Scania in all directions from that point of view. Anyway, the fields have to stop some time and they do when reaching the coast and the city of Malmö. It is hard to believe when watching the picture below but the highrise with the twisted shape, The Turning Torso, is close to 23 kilometers away as the birds fly and the Öresund Bridge, with its high bridge, an additional 11 kilometers away.
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