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Denmark

1981, 1983, 1984, 2016

all seasons in one day

Let's start with Denmark, the country I visited on my very first international trip at the age of 1 year and 10 months. I can't remember anything from my first visit, but my family and I revisited the country twice (if I'm not mistaken) and a few memories have remained. One is that I played a self-invented game called "launderette" which consisted of me sitting in a kind of hole in the hedge. I must have been fascinated by a visit to a real launderette. Another memory is that I fell out of my bed in the middle of the night and rolled under it. When my parents checked on me, they thought I had been kidnapped although I was happily snoring under the bed... I also remember the smell and look of the dog roses that lined the paths from our holiday apartment to the sea.

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35 years later, I finally revisited Denmark together with my wife (and our unborn daughter). We came there in May and loved the exuberantly growing flowers and trees - lilac bushes, rape fields, beech trees and countless others.

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After spending some time in Copenhagen and a short visit to Sweden, we explored the island of Sjælland and its neighbours and found lots of beautiful villages and towns, spectacular coastlines and many other sights to behold.

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Nibbling smørrebrød in Roskilde, exploring the cliffs on Møn, freezing at Denmark's southernmost point in Gedser and walking endlessly in Copenhagen to take in as many sights as possible in a short time were some of our highlights. Still, we haven't seen enough yet and will surely return to this beautiful Scandinavian country.

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Posted by king_golo 12:26 Archived in Denmark

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