Tag Archives : beach

Christiansminde

Being Beach Bums at Christiansminde


I can imagine that you don’t associate Denmark with a beach vacation. True, the weather can be unpredictable, or even worse, it can suck… But, believe me when I tell you that there are some really beautiful beaches there! Actually, lots of them, since this country has a coastline of more than 7.ooo kilometers. Actually, for somebody like me, who…

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Picture of the Day – 7 June 2016


I know, this is long overdue… But Lars and I have 2 very good excuses. First of all, I took this picture a short time before we had to leave Denmark. Second, when we were back in Belgium, Lars and I both had a severe attack of bronchitis. Yes, we spent a week coughing our lungs out, sneezing and blowing our…

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Loksa

Photo Essay: The Watery Surroundings of Tallinn


The tourist information office gave us a list of interesting places to see around Tallinn. These are the highlights. Jägala Waterfall With its 8 meters, Jägala waterfall in the village of Koogi is the highest natural Estonian waterfall. Just program your GPS for Koogi and you will find it quickly. You can admire from all sides. Afterwards, we went north…

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Jürmala

Riga and Surroundings: Looking up, The Angry Lady and Some Peace and Quiet


With 700.000 inhabitants, Riga is not only the biggest city of Latvia, but also of the three Baltic countries. Its historical center belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage List, because of all its Art Nouveau/Jugendstil architecture. The best thing to do while walking around in the city is to … look up and admire the details! Don’t forget to visit the…

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Nyborg Beach

Fresh Sea Air


It usually takes us 9 – 10 hours to drive from Brussels to Nyborg, Denmark. This cosy town is situated in the north of the central island of Funen; this is where Lars and I start most of our excursions. The first thing I want to do after a long drive is to go to the beach; watch the waves, feel…

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Stara Baska

The Beach


Next stop was Stara Baska. According to Wikipedia, Stara Baska has a lot more to offer than its beaches: Baška has a rich cultural and historical heritage. Highlights are the early Christian archeological site from the 5th century, the renowned Baška tablet from the year 1100 found in the Church of St. Lucy the nearby Jurandvor, the remains of a Roman settlement, as well as many…

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Keszthely

Getting Ready for the Season


Lars and I left the Czech Republic the day afterwards and arrived in Keszthely, not far from the Balaton Lake. We had been here before, but something told us that we still could discover a lot in this region. On the other hand, after all the beautiful stuff we had already seen in the Czech Republic, would we be able to…

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