I recommend a free museum and areas open all year round outside, showing the testimonies of the Danish Viking kings from more than thousands of years ago. My husband Henry has an in-depth story about the site. After a long cold spring, we finally had a warm day with a clear blue sky. People gathered for lunch, ice cream or […]
On a cold and windy Whit Sunday, on our way home from a trip to Zealand, Henry and I went to a war memorial at a churchyard placed high in the countryside of Langeland, a narrow island between Funen and Zealand. Thirteen British, Canadian and American Airmen were buried here at Magleby Churchyard. Six British and Canadian airmen are still […]
Exploring our countryside has a healing effect
Looking back in history to the German occupation and simultaneously longing for a future where freedom is regained
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.