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Sand dune eats lighthouse: Exploring Denmark’s ‘Sahara’

Northern Jutland, Denmark – On the whole, Denmark is pretty deserving of its reputation as a neat, orderly place.

So it’s a surprise to discover a sand dune the size of a small desert roaming around the countryside unchecked, destroying farmhouses, churches, roads and anything else that gets in its way.

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Celebrating Elvis at Denmark’s King-size Graceland

Randers, Denmark – If the King had lived, he would have been 80 on Thursday. And¬†for Henrik Knudsen, this year brings another significant anniversary worth celebrating.¬†Twenty-five years ago, he decided to quit his job selling power tools to become Denmark’s only professional Elvis Presley fan.

“I was a sales agent for a long time and I decided I didn’t want to be that anymore. I thought, imagine if I could be a full-time Elvis fan,” he says. “I knew it was a big leap but I felt like I just had to do it. And a few years later I was.”

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