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Dragoer Strand Alley 2009 09 23 V2

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Dragoer - or Dragør in danish - is a small fishermans town some 15-16 km. south of Copenhagen, Denmark. The town is probably best known for it's idyllic old town.

This photo is taken in one of the narrow alleys running parallel to the harbour and Oresound - a late autumn afternoon.

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A: Dragoer Strandlinien Flowershop Autumn

door Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 40 hier vandaan

The beautiful flowe shop is located in Dragoer (Dragør), a small fishermans village located some 15-1...

Dragoer Strandlinien Flowershop Autumn

B: Dragoer Captains Alley With Birch Trees

door Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 90 hier vandaan

One of the idyllic spots in the old town of Dragoer, a small fishermans village located some 15-16 km...

Dragoer Captains Alley With Birch Trees

C: Circus Baldoni visiting Dragør

door Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 190 hier vandaan

Spring is upon us, and so is the first circus. The photo was taken on the grass meadow close to the h...

Circus Baldoni visiting Dragør

D: Selling Fish at Dragør Harbour

door Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 190 hier vandaan

Spring is almost here. The snow has disappeared, and the sunday stroll include a trip to the harbour ...

Selling Fish at Dragør Harbour

E: Dragoer Harbour November 14th

door Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 200 hier vandaan

Still no clear skies in sight - rain since the start of october. But we are putting on the brave face...

Dragoer Harbour November 14th

F: Dragoer Harbour Smokery December 20091220v1d

door Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 220 hier vandaan

The smokehouse at Dragør harbour on a cold sunday morning following the COP15 summit in Copenhagen, D...

Dragoer Harbour Smokery December 20091220v1d

G: Dragoer Library Garden in the summer

door Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 230 hier vandaan

The garden of our local library, here in Dragør, Denmark. Just a nice and quiet place to reflect and ...

Dragoer Library Garden in the summer

H: Dragoer Harbour New Years Eve 2009

door Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 270 hier vandaan

I'm cheating - fireworks aren't that easy to capture. The photograph was manipulated in Photoshop usi...

Dragoer Harbour New Years Eve 2009

I: Dragoer Inner Harbour Autumn

door Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 300 hier vandaan

The work part of Dragoer (Dragør) harbour, overlooking the inner harbour reserved for the last remain...

Dragoer Inner Harbour Autumn

J: Shrovetide in Dragoer february 2010

door Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 300 hier vandaan

The Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday are known as "Shrovetide," from an old English word "shri...

Shrovetide in Dragoer february 2010

Dit panorama is genomen in Copenhagen, Europe

Dit is een overzicht van Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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