Browsing Category : Northern Jutland

Midsummer Night At The Top Of Denmark

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Yesterday evening, Lars and I celebrated Sankt Hans Aften in Skagen. If you want to know more about this event, have a look here. These posts explain everything and also show pictures of other midsummer night celebrations. It was our dream to go to the top of Denmark – the top of Jutland – to join the celebrations. The sunshine…

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Our Adaptable Adventure – Looking at waves in Thorsminde

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Thorsminde is a place that The Viking and I have visited before, but I really wanted to come back here: It’s very simple. The first time we were there, I took a lot of pictures, but most of them sucked. So, I wanted to have a second chance and this time I went for black and white. Since there…

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Inspired by movies – Finding the perfect location for Babette’s Feast

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Babette’s Feast is actually based on a short story by Karen Blixen. Maybe this name rings a bell, because one of her other stories was the inspiration of the movie Out of Africa. Anyway, Babette’s Feast was originally set in Norway. The director of the movie, Gabriel Axel, traveled to Norway and visited the village where the story takes place.…

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Our Adaptable Adventure – Grenen: Where we were tourists

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Usually, The Viking and I avoid touristic attractions. But sometimes, you have to make an exception, because there are places that you simply must see or events that you have to experience. Such a place is Grenen. Since we had free lodgings and since we had chosen to do self-catering, we could spend almost half of our budget to fuel.…

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Randers Rainforest – Some unexpected encounters in Africa and Asia

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Although the two domes of Africa and Asia are smaller than the one of South-America, you can still discover a lot of interesting animals and have a lot of fun. Here also, you walk around in a rainforest. We started in the dome of Africa, which is the home of the Colobus monkeys, parrots and other birds and the Aardvark…

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Randers Rainforest – Conquering fears in South-America

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The biggest dome of Randers Rainforest is dedicated to South-America; this is the place where we had the most fun, although it sometimes took a bit of courage. First, you pass a series of aquariums with small exotic fish. Once you enter the dome itself, you see a huge aquarium with bigger species of tropical fish and even manatees. You…

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Randers Rainforest – Where your inner child comes back to life!

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When I was about five years old, my grandparents thought it would be a good idea to go to the circus with me. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I could see that my grandparents were very excited. I reacted in a completely different way than they – or anyone else – had expected … I felt uneasy and…

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