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September 5th 2016
Published: September 6th 2016
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Thanks to all the faithful readers of this blog. I can’t tell who reads it but I get a count of the number who do (some may be counted twice if they come back later). And a special thanks to those who commented. I used to reply to each one but it is a bit complicated, especially on the road with an underpowered netbook,-( Our thoughts and prayers go out to those in Italy who were affected by th... Read Full Entry

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A little different Church pictureA little different Church picture
A little different Church picture

One of the churches was settling unevenly so they simply jacked it up with these "things"
Uneven doorUneven door
Uneven door

Churches weren't the only buildings affected by settling. This door is to the smallest house in Ribe. 25 square meters... about 250 square feet. Used to house 7 people.
Nightwatchman tourNightwatchman tour
Nightwatchman tour

These guys were the forerunners of the police as well as having the job of lighting street lights. Today, they are great ambassadors for the town.
Inside viking houseInside viking house
Inside viking house

I found these places pretty dark. The camera makes the best of the dim light.
Thatched roofsThatched roofs
Thatched roofs

Still lots of these roofs on buildings in use today

Many workers in the village were showing us how things were done 1,000 years ago.

These guys didn't have to worry about winter winds. It was HOT in there.

This chap was very informative. His English was great. He apologized for "blathering on". His use of idioms was very good.
Kitchen facilitesKitchen facilites
Kitchen facilites

Great facility in the Danhostel. Several residents could be preparing meals at the same time. Don't miss Peter's arm invading the photo!

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