visiting {frederiksborg} castle

by Tina on January 3, 2013

in Denmark, Travel

I hope that everyone is well and that your year is off to a great start?  My mom left a couple days ago, which was a very sad day indeed, but I thought I might cheer myself up by sharing some of the things we did together starting with our visit to Frederiksborg Slot (or castle). The days have been very dark and quite dreary lately, but the light was so soft and melancholy that day… I found myself holding my breath… perhaps in the vain hope that the moment would not pass by too suddenly… The colors were deep and rich, which is exactly what one might expect of somewhere so regal and stately…

It was lovely allowing our imaginations to run wild… envisioning ourselves as guests at a royal ball and dining at a great feast… We felt a bit under dressed in our jeans and wellies, but we did not let that bother us a bit!

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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Andreia January 3, 2013 at 3:11 pm


You must come to Portugal and visit some palaces in Lisbon and Sintra. We’ll love it!


tinajo January 3, 2013 at 3:52 pm

Castles are fun – one of the perks with Europe in my opinion. 🙂


The New Diplomats Wife January 3, 2013 at 4:35 pm

happy new year miss! love the castle and looking forward to checking it out as well – the picture of you and your mom in profile is wonderful! and ditto to andreia, some of the castles in portugal are the best!


Maja January 3, 2013 at 7:56 pm

Love your boots! I was in Købnhavn last week and I bought me some Hunterboots at Magasinet! 🙂 Love this city! Next year we will stay longer…this time we came with the DFDS from Oslo and had only 5 hours.


Kelleyn January 4, 2013 at 3:50 am

What a stunning castle! Very dreamy!


Dena Barrie January 4, 2013 at 8:44 am

Wow, just stumbled upon your blog and am so glad that I did. Your pictures are amazing! Can’t wait to see more!


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