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Summer retrospect / 9

October 12, 2011

Summer has come to an end, but it is also time for some more good summer memories….

This summer I visited  Sjælland ( Zealand ), which is the largest of the Danish islands. Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, is is located on the east coast of Zealand at Øresund, which is sound between Denmark and Sweden.

In Copenhagen there are many interesting sights. Museums, castles and other buildings, the Little Mermaid – and much more, but all these cultural experiences, I will not show this time. But I will go outside the city to the western suburbs and show some photos from a disused gravel pit!

This former gravel pit, called “Hedeland”, is now used for recreational purposes. Here is a rich flora and fauna in the manmade nature. There are many km.’s of hiking trails, fishing in the lakes, amphitheater, golf course, vintage railway with steam locomotive, gocart- and motocross tracks. There is  even a  ski hill with a lift for skiing in winter!

But I was occupied by the fine summer weather and the delicate nature that have arisen in the area ………

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  1. October 12, 2011 7:04 pm

    Vi liker oss også i København.

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  2. October 12, 2011 7:39 pm

    If all disused gravel pits could be so pretty:)

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    • October 16, 2011 3:49 pm

      You’re right, it could be great. Here they have actually greatly strived to use the advantages that the gravel pit has been given.

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  3. October 13, 2011 1:01 am

    Beautiful sunny water reflections. Feels like summer just looking at them.

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  4. October 13, 2011 5:48 am

    wonderful…kinetic shot.I really like it.

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  5. October 13, 2011 9:52 pm

    I love Köben!
    And, I know there are a lot of things to be seen outside the city!
    Nice pictures!

    Ønsker deg en utmerket freda’ og flott helg!

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    • October 16, 2011 3:51 pm

      I’m glad you like Copenhagen – and the pictures. I wish you a happy and sunny weekend too!

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  6. October 15, 2011 7:43 am

    Gorgeous reflections in these shots.

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  7. October 15, 2011 4:30 pm

    What a poetic and artful landscape seen through your eyes, truels ! The third picture is enchanting !

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  8. October 15, 2011 10:15 pm

    So pretty! I especially like the third one. Those ripples are gorgeous and eye-catching.

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  9. October 17, 2011 1:42 am

    I love reflection photographs ! Lovely.

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  10. October 17, 2011 4:26 am

    Those gravel pits are interesting. I mean that they can be and nowadays must be to adapt with nature after use. Nearby me they planted huge amount of pines. Yet they are not very big, but there will be some day pine wood.

    One innovation is here that they have made a swimming place for people. Water is coming from the soil and so people have sandy beach.

    Thank You showing this Hedeland. Your photos are great.

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    • October 18, 2011 5:54 pm

      I agree that we must do our “damage” in nature good again by taking advantage of the potential which is created in the best possible way – for both nature and humans. And NOT do as usual: Leave it as it was when use is finished 😦

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