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And with that I’m done with all of my finals. This was my last week of classes with DIS, and my last full week in Denmark. It’s hard to believe, but this time next week I’m going to be back in Colorado. It’s been a whirlwind week, with essay writing, classes, and trying to spend every spare moment with the wonderful people I’ve met in Copenhagen. After the past four months, it’s sad that I may never see some of my friends here again. I’ve had amazing adventures with them, and they’ve helped to make my study abroad experience wonderful.
Friday, Paige and I celebrated the end of classes by going to Christmas season at Tivoli! It was a little cold and rainy, but we still had fun. Christmas is my favorite holiday, and Tivoli decorates with fake snow and trees and lights everywhere. They also have an adorable Nordic themed market where I found some decorations to bring home so that I can bring a little bit of Copenhagen back with me.
Christmas continued when Emmy and I went to the Christiania market today. It’s in a giant room where all of these stalls are set up and people are selling handmade scarves and artwork and jewelry and other fun things. I also ended up having a conversation with a Danish man, who was telling me how Christiania has its own Christmas celebration for people who are hard on their luck. He said it’s a really cool experience.
Tomorrow, I’m leaving for Berlin. It’ll be my last trip during this amazing semester, although unfortunately it isn’t going to be exactly as planned. For now, though, I’m going to make the most of the short amount of time I have left!