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Chess tournament in Leiden

leidenchess_news_logoThis July I visited Leiden and by accident attend international tournament there. I discovered that for some people chess can be a real job, and for others just a nice way of travelling, experiencing new places with combination of their favorite hobbies. Here I want to share with you some of the things I discovered in Leiden.

For me it was a new experience in attending such big international events.

Where is Leiden?

Leiden is situated in South Holland, around 40 km from Amsterdam. There is the oldest Dutch university in Leiden, the oldest botanic garden in Holland. History of the city can be tracked to Roman times, Leiden got its city rights in 1266.

In general, it is small, cozy city. I adored its channels and bridges.

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About “Visualize You” company from Aarhus

As you could notice of my blog, I write a lot about people who live in Aarhus. And the reason is very simple – Aarhus is amazing city with fantastic people, who inspire me after each meeting.

Today’s story is about Rasmus and Kenny, students who recently started their own business.

10285791_887482751304041_4346483491594723823_oRasmus just got his bachelor’s in media studies, and Kenny is on his 4th semester at multimedia design.

They met last year at social club, Kenny worked there as a bartender, and Rasmus was a manager.

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Visit to Aarhus Observatory

Ole_Roemer_observatoriet_aarhusEvery day there is place for new discoveries and surprises.“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”Albert Einstein

Recently I received such life surprise, when I visited Danish observatory.

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