Horsens

Road Trips and Renaissance Fairs

Dublin and Galway, Ireland: Dublin my alcohol blood levels with my pretty little Galway girls

It’s Aga’s birthday, which to her is an excuse to get out of the country for the weekend. Along with Terese and I, she decides on going to The Emerald Isle – that’s Ireland, in case you didn’t know that. This is perfect for so many reasons:

  • I get to cross another country off my bucket list
  • The scenery and architecture looks amazing
  • I like to get drunk, and so does the Irish
  • Sharon lives there

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Going home and then going home

Sydney, Australia, Horsens, Denmark and Alanya, Turkey: Somewhat joke-free post about seeing my friends and family for the first time in ages.

After a year and a half of being away from my friends and family, I am finally returning home for a brief visit.

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Horsens: a few thoughts about leaving home

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The time has come for another adventure, after almost 6 months of being a poor couch potato. Is it weird to have mixed feelings about it? I have serious Traveller’s Guilt. I don’t want to leave my friends behind, now that I’ve finally gotten them back from their exchange programs. I don’t want to miss out on yet another Danish summer and the big events happening in my loved ones lives. I don’t want to spend all my money. But I am going, and it’s exciting to me in a whole new way. For one, I am moving to a country I have never even been to. I don’t know when I will see my family again. I am going to do some travelling by myself for the first time ever. I am even going to travel for a month with a person I have never met. So while I sit in a pile of clothes on the floor, teary-eyed and nauseous from nerves, I am also certain that this experience will not only be amazing – it will be life changing.

Even though I am heading to what are arguably more stunning surroundings, I am really going to miss my home, the town of Horsens. This is where I grew up, and I still think of it as the small prison town it once was, despite it now being the 8th largest city in Denmark and one of the cultural capitals. I wanted a post just for myself, so I have something to look at when I am missing home, so here are some pictures of my home, a place I am truly going to miss.

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IMG_5279The European Medieval Festival 2014

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Pictures from Lunden (“The Grove“):SONY DSC SONY DSCFriluftsscenen (“Open Air Stage”)

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IMG_5828-2Menneskemuren (“The Human Wall”) by Horsens Art Museum 

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IMG_5881-2Klosterkirken (“Abbey Church”)

DSC09427 SONY DSCHorsens State Prison, now mostly a concert venue

DSC09431 Triton Water Fountain by the train station

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150708-09-02Blue Diamond Water Tower

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I’ll end this post with one of my favorite songs, sung by Pretty Maids,our local pride.