Amid darkness, a light motif is the leitmotif

December 13, 2006

Rise and shine, Jonas, the sun is up, and it’s time to…whoops, it’s dark again…

Welcome to a part of the world where, as that saying goes, “the sun don’t shine,” and where residents are understandably preoccupied with light. As Sarah Edmonds and Johan Sennero report, the Swedes use both tradition and technology to banish the darkness. sweden360.jpg

Customers dressed in white robes take in simulated sunlight at Stockholm’s Iglo Ljuscafe December 12, 2006. REUTERS/Bob Strong

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