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Danish churchyard


Danish churchyard

View from the tower of Tuno church. Danish churchyards are all immaculately kept - each plot is like a tiny garden in miniature.



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These plots are brilliant.I assume that the small ones are for urns.I have always wanted a green burial with an oak tree on top of me preferably on the Isle of Wight.
I can't get my head round whether these are from a model village type thing or are actual real life size.I can't seem to get the perspective right so please excuse me if i have got it wrong but I have never seen such an interesting churchyard as this one is and so immaculate...

20 Nov, 2008

 

No, it is all for real. It does look a bit like Lilliput, I'll admit. It may be because I "stitched" two photos together to get both sides of the roof in. The conifers are dwarf ones, and the little evergreen bushes are all clipped to perfection. They also leave lanterns and personal gifts in there - in the UK they would be stolen or vandalised.
I have a Dutch friend who reckons Denmark is too tidy!

20 Nov, 2008

 

If you look carefully at the previous picture, you can see my friend Christine admiring the gardens.

20 Nov, 2008

 

Sorry I hadn't noticed your friend on the previous photo.I still think this chruchyard is fantastic though as you rightly say in the UK all this would have been smashed up and the pieces stolen.

I would love to see this for real though I don't think I could go up to the top to look down on it such is my fear of heights.....

20 Nov, 2008

 

Yes, this looks like a model. I thought that it was fake, it's too perfect! Great photo!

20 Nov, 2008

 

This is beautiful! What a lovely idea.

15 Jan, 2009



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