Three years ago, my husband and I went to California to meet with a blogging friend and her family. It was a precious moment as Paula has Danish roots and in her eighties. How I wish we could meet again. We visited Solvang for some short moments enough to feel the atmosphere. It seemed to be more Danish than Denmark. […]
"As a young immigrant in the 1870's New York, Jacob Riis had experienced poverty, starvation and unemployment. Reporting from the slums he witnessed the consequences of massive immigration, speculation and dreadful housing conditions. His life's goal was to improve conditions for residents of the tenements. The children were close to his heart."
On our trips around in Denmark, my husband and I always try to include a memorial for something historical in that same area. This time, a few weeks ago, it meant many extra kilometers as we primarily wanted to see the North Sea in high autumn sunshine. The War Memorial at the crash site in South West Jutland This memorial […]
Thinking about the uncertain and dangerous times of WWII, we are again in a war. This time it's a war on information and disinformation or a fight between good and evil
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.
An historical exhibition with a seldom mixture of view into former times and modern beauty ideals
When put in a traumatic situation as a very young child, the facts about what happened can be impossible to fathom. I believe the youngest boy has suffered so much loneliness in Theresienstadt that his bitterness denied him to communicate with his siblings
Christiansfeld is both an exceptional town built on idealistic moral principles and stands as a memorial for the reunion of lost Danish land after WWI
Last week, I showed you the stately building of the children’s tuberculosis sanatorium. Today’s post is on the treatment or cure at the same place during the years of operation from 1911-1959. The old photos are from a brochure on the subject from the Danish Museum for Nursing History. The last one is from a visit to the museum. Some children […]