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We're still alive and kicking here in Denmark, though a little sweatier than normal thanks to the current heatwave. 'Heatwave' is of course all relative - Denmark is really just experiencing a nice warm summer akin to those you'd get in Sydney. I am not complaining, even if the 'drought' means that all the grass … Continue reading Hej igen!
Despite having the best excuse in the world as to why I've let this blog slip, I haven't totally abandoned it! Maybe I've just been daunted by the prospect of writing this post - "the birth". Don't worry, I think I will try and spare you most of the gory details. That said, it's a … Continue reading Fødslen
I swore I wouldn't turn this into a 'mommy blog' but I am currently trapped under a sleeping baby, so our Danish adventures are somewhat curtailed right now. I figure I might as well use this time to write a bit about our experience having a Danish viking baby, starting with the pregnancy... I have … Continue reading Gravid i Danmark
Finally, we arrive in Granada, aka the last stop on our frantic two week tour of Andalucia and home of the most impressive alcazar around, the Alhambra (#teamalcazar). Initially built around 900 AD, the Alhambra was expanded into an opulent Nasrid dynasty palace in the 1300s by the Sultan of Granada. In the 1490s the Christian … Continue reading Granada
About two-thirds of the way through our trip we took a break from cities and our alcazar-cathedral-alcazar sightseeing pattern to drive through the Pueblos Blancos (white hill towns) between Seville and Granada. It was a real palate cleanser, and for the most part a really fun and scenic driving in our tiny hire car. We … Continue reading Ronda and the Pueblos Blancos
Onwards to Seville! Each post threatens to be twice as long as the last - this trip really gains momentum as we get deeper into Andalusia. I had high expectations for Seville after hearing my siblings rave about it, and happily it delivered. Again, there is so much to see and do in Seville, even before … Continue reading Seville