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Souvenir Hunting in Denmark Posted by on Jul 18, 2016

Hej! Hvordan går det? Hopefully, your answer is godt [got] (good)! 🙂 To many people, sommeren ([the] Summer) is a time for rejser [RYEsor] (travels). Maybe you even found your way to Danmark, to enjoy the byer (towns), strande (beaches) and øer (islands) of verdens lykkeligste land (the world’s happiest country)? Here are some souvenirer…

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What’s in a flag? Posted by on Jan 30, 2014

In 1219, the Danish King Valdemar Sejr (Victory) and his brave Christian troops were fighting the heathens in Lyndanise, Estland (Estonia). The savage Estonians were getting the upper hand, and the Danish troops were on the point of leaving their konge (king). Then, miraculously, a giant flag [flay] fell from the sky. It was red as…

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