Rubjerg Knude – Sand in my shoes

Das mit den fünf Dutzend ging ja nun schneller als erwartet. Und dann noch so schöne Bilder. Bin ganz glücklich. Danke an traumradeln.


A song by Dido is named „Sand in my shoes“. I thougt of these song on the way to our todays special point of interrest. We visited the sandy lighthouse of Rubjerg Knude. With our bicycles it was a hard hike to the lighthouse.


The lighthouse of Rubjerg Knude was built in 1900. In 1968 the lighthouse had to be switched off because his light was not seen on the sea. What was happened?


The stormy wind in Rubjerg Knude piled up a dune of 90 (!) meters high that buried the lighthouse and the outbuildings. The nature was so strong. Nothing helps to stop the sand. Today the lighthouse of Rubjerg Knude is one of the best visited tourist attractions with a fantastic view over the area.


The dunes are always moving by the wind and we are always moving by our bicycles. But we take in our shoes…

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