Almost the Ice Hotel

One of the main tourist attractions in the Kiruna area is the spectacular Ice Hotel – the source of surreal images like this: Unfortunately, our thoroughly planned (HA) trip fell outside peak tourist season in the region and unfortunately, while the ice hotel is “open” the ice parts are not actually built. We did a small … More Almost the Ice Hotel

Den lille havfrue (The little mermaid)

The little mermaid is a major landmark in Copenhagen, attracting thousands of visitors a year. H.C. Andersen’s little mermaid is said to “embody the spirit of the city.” It is much maligned for being much smaller than people expect and the statue has undergone her fair share of decapitations, demonstrations, and vandalism incidents. All those … More Den lille havfrue (The little mermaid)