The sleeping fairy tale.

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Former fishing hamlet, now mostly tourist area – waiting for the rush, the season.

The inspiration comes from “Restlessjo” and her “Monday walk” themes.
The tiny danish island named Samsø and a “let your thoughts flow” harbor walk.

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Changes often creates temporary (hopefully) mess.

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Originally a small fishing village with a small boatyard which closed about 50 years ago.
An inventive merchant started about 150 years ago, a ship chandler and a ferry service.
This business is today exclusively for tourists’ delight with lots of local specialties.

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A new small ferry harbor built a little further south,
because the traffic would damage the atmosphere in the the fishing hamlet.

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The tiny white building recalls a time when the locals burnt bricks for own houses.
Time is out for this type of small industry, where only mass industry generates profitability.

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Changes in the harbor environment to tempt even more boaters to the harbor.

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Fishing equipment are sun-dried before being used in the water again.

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7 thoughts on “The sleeping fairy tale.

  1. That sailing boat looks beautiful, Drake! 🙂 What kind of industry is the very tall building at the centre of your harbour shot? Many thanks for joining me again. A happy Easter to you! Where will you be spending it?

    • An old dutch ship which from time to time have a break in the small harbor or just outside it.

      The tall building is animal feed business, DIY market and timber trade- the only one of the island.

      Easter is fun because the danish easter holiday is a whole week – so my danish friends have some difficulty understanding that I don’t have a week off too – sunday we’ll visit my son and his sweet wife in swiss Basel, not that far from Kaysersberg…🙂

  2. Memories of Denmark flood back to me as I look at your images. It must be wonderful to travel as you do, and yet, I wonder if you miss your homeland?
    I too hope the ‘mess’ is temporary! 😉

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