The Mall in DC

Location MapAt a time when clowns are terrorising the world and running for president, we took a walk around the National Mall in Washington DC to remind ourselves that great leaders did once exist in this country.
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Odense, the home of Hans Christian Anderson

Location MapI remember the name Hans Christian Anderson from when I was a kid. Unmistakably he is the writer of famous fairytales with a morale story that can be understood by all. I had no idea that he was from Odense in Denmark though, so when I found myself nearby it sure seemed like something worth learning more about.
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Copenhagen

Location MapCopenhagen is a very mixed, modern and old city and it seems to have a lot of clever ideas and designs, but for some reason I just never felt like it was visually beautiful. That said there was still a lot of interesting things to be found and they might have stolen Mary, but no hard feelings Denmark.
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Sailing to Bergen via Sognefjord

Location MapWe had descended from the mountains back to sea level and out to the coastal city of Bergen. Sailing Sognefjord out through the archipelago and south to Bergen showed me a very different perspective on Norway. Houses lined the rocky coastlines, nestled in the forests of the hundreds of tiny islands.
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Bath

Location MapLike much of southern England, the city of Bath was once part of the Roman empire. Here the Romans built a great temple and bath complex for the rich and wealthy to enjoy. Given their complex bathing routine it seems that it was the ancient equivalent of going to a spa retreat.
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Derbyshire

Location MapDerby, an old working class town in the English Midlands. Rows of red brick terraces built by the British railway companies line the suburban streets. In fact, it’s very different seeing so many buildings made of brick after leaving Scotland.
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