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  • The Little Mermaid, or “Den lille havfrue” is one of the most famous fairy tales by the Danish author, Hans Christian Andersen. With Illustrations by Vilhelm Pedersen, Helen Stratton, Edmund Dulac, Kay Nielsen, Boris Diodorov, Louis Rhead, Dugald Stewart Walker, Robinson W. Heath, Arthur Rackham and Harry Clarke.

  • Grantræet, The Fir Tree, is a literary fairy tale by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Discover the tale and the traditional uses of the fir tree. The tale was first published on the 21. of […]

  • Are magical creatures, fairies, mermaids, ghosts, giants and goddesses and gods all gone, with the mythical times? For some this magical creatures are gone, for others they are still real, giving gifts to the kindly, and plaguing the surly. TRAVEL STORIES OF WONDER & EVERY DAY LIFE about magical animals, fairies, mermaids, ghosts, giants and goddesses and gods

  • Komodo dragons are the world’s largest living lizards, they only live on a hand full of islands in Indonesia. The crocodile and the Orah, as it is called by the locals, are the closest we have to dinosaurs. The dragons have long been a source of major fascination for the peoples of Flores who share their islands with them, till today. Discover History, Myth and Folklore of the Komodo Dragon and the leegend of the Dragon Princess – Putri Naga.

  • O Tannenbaum, O Christmastree… A Tannenbaum is a fir tree (Tanne) or Christmas tree (Weihnachtsbaum). Although most Christmas trees today are Fichten (spruce) rather than Tannen, the qualities of the evergreen tree have inspired musicians to write several “Tannenbaum” songs based on the melody is an old folk songs. The first known “Ach Tannenbaum” song […]