Denmark 13 July: Flensburg - Gammel Rye

Goodbye Germany, Hello Denmark!

Farvel Tyskland, Hej Danmark!

Today we crossed the border to arrive in Denmark!

I dag ankom vi til Danmark ved Padborg!

Final steps in Germany!

De sidste skridt i Tyskland!

Abhinabha officially handed over the role of team captain to Shyamala!
Thank you Abhinabha, and Good luck Shyamala!

Abhinabha gav rollen som team captain til Shyamala!
Tusind tak Abhinabha og held og lykke Shyamala!

Our local Danish coordinator, Tomas Anadya, was there to meet us at the border and tell us what he had planned.

Vores lokale koordinator Tomas Anadya var ved grænsen for at velkomme os og fortælle hvad planerne var.

Time to study the map

Tid til at lære kortet at kende

This little car actually belongs to the local rubbish collector, as does the adorable dog which he popped on top of the car while he collected the rubbish!

Denne lille bil tilhører en lokal affaldssamler og hans søde lille hund blev pænt siddende på taget af bilen!

Marlen enjoying running in the Danish countryside

Marlen nyder det danske landskab

beautiful roadside flowers!

Valmuer i vejkanten!

Harita enjoys running for the first day in Denmark!

Harita nyder det første løb den første dag i Danmark!

New friends along the way!

Vi mødte en masse nye venner på vejen

Tomas Anadya's daughter, Madhurima Iris, enjoying running for peace!

Tomas Anadya's datter, Madhurima Iris, ville også løbe for fred!

yum, cherries!!

Ahh, danske kirsebaer!

We went to visit FDF Landslejr, a big scout camp in the forest.

Vi besøgte FDF Landslejr. En stor spejderlejr tæt ved Himmelbjerget i skoven.

We walked about 20 minutes to get there. The camp lasts for over a week and there are about 10,000 people who take part.

Vi gik igennem skoven i 20 minuter for at komme til stedet. Spejderlejren varer over en uge og der van 10.000 mennesker til stede.

There was a lot to see in the forest, even when you were looking up!

Der var en masse at se i skoven, selv når man kiggede op!

There were so many different activities happening, it was very inspiring!

Der var så mange aktiviteter, det var meget inspirerende!

We gave a presentation and told everyone about the message of the Peace Run.

Vi gav en lille præsentation og fortalte om fredsløbets budskab.

Taking a moment to feel Peace in the Heart.

Så tog vi et øjeblik for at mærke freden i hjertet.

Time to learn the World Harmony Run song.

Så blev det tid til at lære World Harmony Run sangen.

The audience was very enthusiastic!

Publikum var helt med på den!

At the end of the ceremony we passed the torch around the audience. Many people shared their hopes and dreams for peace!

Til sidst fik alle dem der ville lov til at holde den berømte fakkel og dele deres håb på fred.

Shyamala made some special new friends

Shyamala mødte en meget speciel ny ven

Thank you so much to all the scouts for so enthusiastically embracing the message of the Peace Run and helping to make the world a better place!

Tusind tak til alle spejdere der reagerede så entusiastisk og tog imod fredsbudskabet. Sammen laver vi verdenen til et bedre sted!

We were thrilled to end the day meeting the wonderful people from Vrads Sande Meditation Centre. After we all took some time to share our hopes and prayers for peace, they served us a delicious home cooked meal. We felt like we were with our family, and we were invited to finish by spending some quiet time in their meditation room. A perfect end to our first day in Denmark!

Vi mødte de sødeste folk ved meditations centret i Vrads Sande. Efter vi delte vores drømme og ønsker om fred, blev vi inviteret ind til et fantastisk hjemmelavet måltid. Det følte som at være sammen med vores familie, og vi fik lov til at ende dagen i deres smukke meditationsrum. En perfekt afslutning på vores første dag i Danmark!