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Colonial Bliss Posted by on Jun 22, 2012

As you could read in the previous post, a kolonihave (”colonial garden”) is a special garden where some Danish families choose to live during summer. The house in such a garden is a kolonihavehus. The kolonihaver (with houses on) are usually gathered in ”holiday villages” called kolonihaveforeninger (”colonial garden clubs”). I met Nika and Karsten…

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Home Green Home Posted by on Jun 19, 2012

It’s time for ferie [FEH-ree-eh] (holiday)! Where would like to go? Disneyland Paris, or maybe Thailand? For an increasing number of Danish families, the choice is easy: They go to live in their kolonihavehus [kolloh-NEE-hav-eh-hoos]. Imagine you’re living in a flat in central Copenhagen… You spend most of your time working or studying and hanging…

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