The cholera epidemy in Copenhagen in 1856 resulted in an increased interest in creating healthy housings for working-class people who died in great numbers by infections. Renowned architects created the houses uniquely, and they are still attractive today. The streets close to the beach of the Swan Mill in Eastern Copenhagen are all named after composers. At the time they were […]
In Glyptoteket, you have the beauty of architecture and Carl Jacobsen's valuable art collection from ancient times until his contemporary time.
Ribe is a magnet for turists from all over the world for the old cultural sights and listed houses
Walking around in a beautiful old city carries many emotions longing back to our youth but also shows the dark history of unwanted but innocent persons getting caught and sent to their death.
For me, it is a dream come through to get this circular Metro Line in Copenhagen. I used to go by bicycle when I lived in Copenhagen as a young person. Now I live in another part of Denmark and enjoy to be able to get around very quickly.
#Two in a series on the City of London The city of London was built on the original Roman London and nearly destroyed twice. The first time in 1666 during the Great Fire and next during the Blitz in WWII. I believe most tourists go to this area to see St Paul’s Cathedral or The Monument; I recommend to walk around […]
A hundred years ago, some of my husband’s relatives immigrated to the United States of America. Some of them came to live in Oregon. This summer of 2019, we met with his third cousin, who lives there as a winemaker. We felt at home wherever we went, and the knowledge of many Scandinavian people had had an impact on both […]
Visiting renovated old historic buildings make a trip to a city very attractive
MOHAI, Museum of History and Industry, Seattle WA. Its home is from 1942, a former Naval Reserve Armoury and a Naval Training Center during World War II. I had been looking forward to seeing this museum as we were visiting Seattle. We wanted to find surviving buildings from constructor Hans Peterson. Through our blogging, we got in contact with Paula […]
It’s enjoyable to look at the different styles of historic architecture when travelling. It seems so different from our minimalistic style in Denmark though before WWI we had more beautiful buildings. I have ordered a book on American architecture to help me recognise the style in which the houses are built. When I receive the book, I will return with […]