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.
Today, everything moves fast. There is a risk that we lack manual skills.
Like so many bloggers of my age, I don't like to lose control of the old way of writing. I will have to give it a try or give up
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 […]
In a quiet spot in Seattle, a place called Ballard is a new Nordic Museum. Immigrants from the Nordic countries flocked to that place at the beginning of the twenties century. I felt at home walking in the streets and visiting a Danish ex-pat family. Excerpt from Wikipedia on Ballard: Historically Ballard is the traditional center of Seattle’s ethnically Scandinavian seafaring […]
Not being able to travel abroad, I enjoy the photos from travels. Last time in Washington, D.C., my husband went to the National Air and Space Museum. In contrast, I explored the National Archives Museum at Pennsylvania Avenue opposite the Navy Memorial and the close the National Gallery of Art at the National Mall. I would like to go back […]
If I had a chance to revisit San Francisco, I would walk along the Marina to the Bridge, rent a bicycle and cross the Bridge, go back and further on to the Presidio and the vast Golden Gate Park.
Many left everything in the hunt for gold though mostly those who sold equipment for the stampeders got rich and Seattle got out their economic depression.
LOST The Quest for Jan van Boeckel During the first years of blogging, I came upon Mogromo’s Blog. The blog site was illustrated with the most fascinating photos that supported the mysterious disappearance of a dear family member during the last year of the war. The Dutch writer behind that blog was discreet about who he or she was and […]