Kronborg Castle, Helsingor, Denmark

Kronborg Castle in Helsingor. You can imagine the ghost of Hamlet, Senior walking the walls. You'll also have to imagine it's night. Kronborg Castle in Helsingor, Denmark, immortalized in Shakespeare's Hamlet as Elsinore, [...]

By | 2018-03-13T20:51:11+00:00 March 13, 2018|Categories: Denmark, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |2 Comments

Sepulchre of Frederick II, Roskilde Cathedral, Denmark

The beautiful decoration of the tomb of Denmark's King Frederick II shows through the whitewash. The Roskilde Cathedral (Domkirke) of the ancient capital of Denmark is the first Gothic cathedral to be built [...]

By | 2018-03-13T18:22:09+00:00 March 13, 2018|Categories: Denmark, Europe, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |2 Comments

Discovering European Capitals of Culture

Museum of Alchemy in Prague, a European Capital of Culture in 2000 Since 1985, the European Commission has been designating one or two cities per year as European Capitals of Culture (ECOC). That’s [...]

Our 2014 Travels in 50 Photos

2014 was our biggest year of traveling yet. We visited 19 countries, including a long driving trip in the western United States. We saw, in order, the United States, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, [...]

Jelling Mounds, Church, Runestones, Denmark

The little church, between the mounds. The burial mounds, rune stones and church at Jelling, Denmark make up another Unesco World Heritage site that takes some concentration and research to come up with [...]

By | 2018-03-13T17:38:01+00:00 May 20, 2014|Categories: Denmark, Europe, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |2 Comments