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The vanished town

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Standing on the square in Borre, surrounded by the low houses from the 1800-1900s, and the decorative redbrick church, it is difficult to imagine that it was once a thriving port based on herring fishing. In the Middle Ages, Borre was a town on a small island in the…

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Borre opstod som købstad i slipstrømmen af middelalderens store sildeeventyr i Øresund

År: 1555 PHOTO:Olaus Magnus

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Herringed out

Every autumn, dense shoals of fat herring would migrate up through the Sound, attracting a lively…

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