Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Fairy Tales and Spontaneous Travel

 | Top: Promod | Skirt: Anthropologie (Old) | Boots: Kohls (Old) | Sweater: H&M | Scarf/Hood: Handmade by my mom | Bag: Segolene Paris |

Do you see that adorable house behind me? About 75% of the houses we see in Denmark look like this or even more fairy-tale esque, complete with thatched roofs and stone wells. I am not kidding.
I wish I could accurately recount my reaction when we started passing legitimate old-fashioned windmills.
I walked onto the cover of a hot chocolate box and I love it.
 I'm very much enjoying the feeling that I'm in a fairy tale.

In other news, this trip has been blissfully uneventful. I will go into more detail later, but the gist of it is that I spent more than half of the time in slippers and pajamas, playing phase 10 with my family while the rain poured outside. This was my third time in Denmark and I've always gone in November or December when it has been raining or snowing. One day I will see this country in it's gorgeous, green summertime beauty. One day.

I didn't make it to Copenhagen. I know. Fail. But it's not my fault - the fault lies with the bridge that connects the island that Odense sits on and the island that Copenhagen sits on. Said bridge costs the equivalent of about $50 USD to cross EACH WAY. $100 for one day in Copenhagen, not counting food/museums/parking/transportation/more food? Not this time, Denmark. Not this time.

That being said, Steven and I made a very spontaneous decision to spend a few days in Berlin on our way home. Within an hour or two of bringing up the idea hotel rooms were booked!

So even though money-issues closed the door or Copenhagen (this time) it looks like the universe just opened a Berlin-shaped window.


Lena B, Actually said...

You remind me of Little Red Riding Hood in these photos! Adorable! I would love to visit Denmark... so adorably quaint & whimsical!
Berlin sounds like fun!

ifs ands Butts said...

ah schade about Copenhagen - cannot get over how expensive that country is sometimes. Have a great time in Berlin!

Jenna said...

I just love spontaneous travel... it is the best! You guys are going to have a blast in Berlin and it sounds like Denmark has been super relaxing - best of both worlds!


engquist said...

I've spent one night in Berlin and would go back in a heartbeat! Have fun!

Amanda Cobb said...

Cute and fun! I love that skirt. :)

Shannon said...

You look so adorable and what great pictures.

Nicole Marie said...

such a cute cowl neck! have fun in berlin!

Camila Carneiro said...

I absolutely loved that first photo, you look gorgeous!

Autumn said...

You are so beautiful and photogenic, seriously!

I am horrible about commenting, but I love seeing the pictures and reading about your adventures.

photography4thecreator said...

Whenever I see a post from you all I am think is "Your cute. The end." ;) Keep making my day better and keep on posting!

J.P. Photography

Rachel said...

That does look like a house out of one of the Grimm brothers' tales! Your outfit is so perfectly fall-ish!

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Okey said...

Thanks for sharing, this is a fantastic post.Thanks Again. Fantastic.


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