Tag Archives: Denmark

Deck the Halls with Travel Souvenirs

There are two types of Christmas decorators.  The first has a theme, a colour scheme, their baubles match their tinsel, the second doesn’t.  I fall in to the latter category, if it’s plastic, metallic and looks like it’s from the … Continue reading

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Copenhagen – Canals, Carlsberg and cheaper than you might think

Scandinavia has a reputation for being expensive, but this doesn’t have to be the case.  For some reason flights from the Living Rock to CPH are incredibly cheap at the moment and we took advantage of this for a four day trip.  … Continue reading

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Nothing is rotten in the state of Denmark – Sightseeing in Helsingør

A 40 minute train ride north of Copenhagen lies the pretty seaside town of Helsingør.  There are two main reasons people come to visit.  The first is due to location.  Situated at the narrowest point of the Øresund, the water separating … Continue reading

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The woman from Huldremose

In front of me, folded neatly in a glass case, is a blanket  The fabric is tightly woven wool.  It has a short tasselled fringe and is the colour of a Crayola Light Tan crayon.  It looks similar to one … Continue reading

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Flotsam and Jetsam – Roskilde Viking Ship Museum

One thousand years ago the community of Roskilde had a problem.  Then the seat of the Kings of Denmark, the settlement was ideally placed, at the head of a wide fjord with swift access to the open sea.  But this meant … Continue reading

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