Danmark, History & Traditions, Traditional Art

Travel theme: Ancient

I was about to touch and photography history. This impressive Rune stone was raised in the 10th century at a time when the Vikings had their seat of power in Jelling, Denmark. The stones have stood there since. In 2008, four years after this photo was taken, UNESCO determined that the stones were weathering and… Continue reading Travel theme: Ancient


Travel theme: Work

Ailsa from Where's My Backpack has a travel photography theme of work: Here are two examples of unusual types of work I saw in my travels. Join in at http://wheresmybackpack.com/2014/02/21/travel-theme-work/ More Work themes: http://lagottocattleya.wordpress.com/2014/02/21/travel-theme-work Something to Ponder about.

Community, Danmark, History & Traditions

Travel theme: Yellow

Ailsa at the always interesting Where's My Backpack has given us the travel theme of Yellow. Immediately, it reminded me of the yellow houses one sees in Denmark. "Skagen" yellow to be precise. Skagen is a town in the very northern tip of Denmark, a  favourite place for 19th century Scandinavian artists due to the… Continue reading Travel theme: Yellow


Travel theme: Sculpture

Sculpture is the word from Ailsa at Where's My Backpack for this week's travel theme. Are you joining in? Here is my contributions: The above photo is a sculpture in Christchurch, New Zealand honouring those that died in the 9/11 disaster at the World Trade Centre in America. Little did I know that 2 weeks… Continue reading Travel theme: Sculpture