Book of Lists, Denmark for Beginners

This might also be called: Denmark for dummies. Now I’ve been able to collect my vast experience about the Danish society in one short compilation. Everything you never wanted to know about the Danish Alps, but were afraid to ask. Guess the current rate of taxation in Denmark Dial-A-Dane: Language learning made easy How to love being a welfare client, by bragging about it to … Continue reading Book of Lists, Denmark for Beginners

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I am in a Jeep traveling to the Danish Alps

My Jutland Jeep is made of sturdy stuff. I wouldn’t attempt to drive in the Danish Alps without it. I am in a Jeep traveling up a mountain road. Many people have warned me not to attempt to visit the Alps, as they only exist in one person’s imagination. I am not dissuaded by this, and continue up the increasingly precarious embankment. I am in … Continue reading I am in a Jeep traveling to the Danish Alps

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Christmas in the Danish Alps

A lot of people dream of celebrating Christmas in Denmark. Seeing the Danes dressed up in traditional costumes with pointy wooden shoes, speaking to each other in a language that might sound like Dutch, windmills decorated with tinsel, and elves with their fingers in dikes, just like in the old country. Christmas in the Alps, however, it celebrated on entirely different terms. The local residents … Continue reading Christmas in the Danish Alps

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Strange Winter Sayings of The Danish Alps

Each to his own, as the saying might go. Well, it isn’t any different in the Danish Alps in the Winter. The proud people of the Alps have their own vocabulary, which other cultures have assimilated over time. These terms are only used in the Winter months, when life is hard and tempers are high. Here is a short list of them: Toque – ThisĀ  … Continue reading Strange Winter Sayings of The Danish Alps

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Climbing in the Danish Alps

—Previously published then removed to its own site. Now it’s back, enjoy! A lifelong dream is about to come true, a trail is planned to be constructed, traversing the entire length of the Danish Alps, as they wind their way from the German Border, ending just short of the beaches of Skagen in the North. This rugged backbone has hindered generations of climbers with its … Continue reading Climbing in the Danish Alps

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Shooting Wildlife with a Camera

I’ve never been a hunter, but let me tell you, I wish, I’d had a rifle after this tale has been told. The Danes are masters of animal husbandry, which is apparent to those who have experienced the animals found in the Danish Alps. Perhaps the strangest of these is the Camelo, which is a mixture of an Norwegian Camel and a Danish Buffalo. Some … Continue reading Shooting Wildlife with a Camera

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Swimming in the intoxicating lake, Akvavit

Here’s a trip for the person who likes to combine swimming with mountain fun. The high Mountain Lake, Akvavit, is a gem of a lake located in the jeweled crown of the Northern Alps. You’ll want to take your swimsuit along on this one, but be prepared for an intoxicating experience. Akvavit, is an old name, older than the hills. Some sources say that it … Continue reading Swimming in the intoxicating lake, Akvavit

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