Blogs from Ringkobing, Region Midtjylland, Denmark, Europe

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Europe » Denmark » Region Midtjylland » Ringkobing August 7th 2017

My first day here technically was yesterday. I arrived in Copenhagen at 7:30 yesterday morning and then I flew to Aarhus at 12. My host family were waiting for me at the airport with flags and a sign. They are super nice people! It was a 45 minute drive to Randers, where i am staying. when we arrived in Randers they showed my their house and I unpacked my things. my host sister (soffit) and I took their dog on a walk and then I went on a walk with my host mom (Mette) after that. It's a really pretty town and I'm very glad that I get to do an exchange here. Today my other host sister (sille) and I went into the city and walked around for 2 hours. then we went to a ... read more

Europe » Denmark » Region Midtjylland » Ringkobing September 13th 2016

As our summerhouse visit continues, I would like to give credit (again) to the photographer who travels with me taking all the pictures and editing my work. It would not be as much fun without her. Thanks, Dianne. Dinner with cousins One of the highlights of the trip was getting the three second cousins and their spouses together for a family dinner. Lots of laughter. Mads’ English was a bit suspect but he managed to regale us with a few stories that I think I actually understood even if they weren’t in English. Bunker walk We had had no idea that the west coast of Denmark consisted of mile upon mile of sandy beaches. Or the fact that they were littered with the remains of World War II bunkers that had been part of the Atlantic ... read more
Three second cousins
Three spouses
Kids are kids

Europe » Denmark » Region Midtjylland » Ringkobing September 9th 2016

Ribe Domkirke The cathedral in Ribe, like many other cathedrals, was started in the 1100s, and had been modified many times over the years. The biggest difference seems to be that they are proud of the recovery they made after the 1283 collapse of one of the two Church towers that killed many people. They rebuilt the tower in the 1300s as a joint Church/state project. The Church used the lower half and the state, the upper. The view from the top of the tower was great. We were just leaving the top when the bells rang. Luckily, it was the quarter hour so it wasn’t too long a chime. Up the coast road Heading up the northwest coast we discovered just how much of the Jutland peninsula of Denmark was water. We passed between the ... read more
Volkswagen up!
Ribe Domkirke
Ribe bells

Europe » Denmark » Region Midtjylland » Ringkobing July 1st 2012

Preparing the last things before going to NZ.... read more
Piano Pjåsen




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