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Welcome to Germany!

Posting the last two nights was difficult due to poor internet connection. So there will be two posts tonight. Copenhagen to Hamburg by train took roughly 6 ½ hours. Did you know that they put the entire train on the … Read More

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Ship Hall The main purpose of this trip to Copenhagen was to visit the Viking Ship Museum at Roskilde. This is a research center as well as a destination for family outings. For me it was a research trip, and … Read More

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> Copenhagen at Night Friday night, 10/14, was Culture Night in Copenhagen, an annual event when churches, government buildings, palaces, museums, art centers and performance centers open their doors from 6 p.m. until midnight. So we set out on a … Read More

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Hanging Out in Copenhagen

Dog: blonde. Owner: not Copenhagen is, at first glance, a city of young, beautiful thin blondes. That impression changed a bit for me when, on Saturday, as we made our way along the Stroget (a long, pedestrian shopping street) and … Read More

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Of Crowns and Kings

Throne Room. Rosenborg. Copenhagen. Here is how reading a historical novel can impact your world: Rosenborg Palace, Copenhagen U.K. author Rose Tremain’s wonderful book, MUSIC AND SILENCE, is set in 17th century Copenhagen — much of it in Rosenborg Palace. … Read More

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Searching for Emma

Next week’s post will be from Copenhagen, but a recent significant occurrence in my life has me remembering a European journey I took in 2007. It began in Normandy, where I went in search of a young woman named Emma … Read More

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Oregon Bound

We rarely leave the house early when we take road trips. Friends and neighbors leave at 4 a.m., 5 a.m., 6 at the latest. Not us. We like to travel on full stomachs and give ourselves plenty of opportunity before … Read More

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Welcome to the Bracewell Travel Blog. Up first: The Shakespeare Festival at Ashland, Oregon. The Festival was instituted in 1935, but I have only been attending since some time in the 1990’s. Things in Ashland have changed over the years, … Read More

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