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Our final day in Denmark

For our last day in this Viking country we decided to keep it calm. We have done a lot of exploring the last week. Today was for sleeping in, a relaxed breakfast, the clean-up of the house and… a wildernis bath. Along with the sauna, there is a wooden tub in the garden here. One …

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Exploring Copenhagen

Today, we visited the capital. Because the past days have been rather full and busy, we decided to focus on the northern part of the city and more or less stick to the highlights there. We started off this day in a lazy mood and finally arrived in Copenhagen around noon. After parking the car …

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Ancient rituals at Møn

As a couple, we have quite some common interests: we both like heavy guitar music, world kitchen, soccer, gaming, nature in all its forms ánd ancient cultures. Personally, my interest in history stops somewhere in the Middle Ages (although I realised through our World Heritage travels that I can be easily motivated to enjoy some …

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Roskilde

Today we decided to have an easy day. We had been in the car for way too many hours the past few days. In the morning we stayed relaxed at “home” and in the afternoon we drove to Roskilde, to see our second worldheritage site of the trip: the Domkirke. Roskilde is a town I …

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Surviving a 1017km ride in the car

For this worldheritage trip we decided to rent a cottage in Sjaelland, the island on which Copenhagen is situated. We wanted it to be as low cost as possible, so we decided to do the drive in one go. Since we both are absolute nightmares in driving at night, we started off at 6 A.M. …

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The Notre Dame Cathedral in Tournai

This cathedral was built in the early 12th century, when gothic architecture was still in its infancy. Remarkably, the nave of the cathedral was built in Romanesque style, the choir is purely gothic and the transept with five impressive bell towers is built in a transitional style. The cathedral is located in the old centre …

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Gent & the light festival

Gent is the city I was born & raised in. It’s the city where Maarten studied at University. It’s the city where we both still work, the city of our beloved football team K.A.A. Gent & the city where our daughter was born. We have a bond with it. And we consider it our mission …