The Danish city Holsterbro wants more naturists

Written by Peter Terp. Posted in Blog

On the beachRingkøbing and Skjern in Denmark had great protests against naturist areas – but Holsterbro seems to take a different approach. Holsterbro is going to brand 2 naturist beaches.

Municipality of Holstebro will now make an effort to lure German naturist to the beaches of North Husby on the west coast and Handbjerg in the fjord. In Denmark it is already legal to take a dip naked on all beaches as long as you don’t disrupt anybody. But at a meeting on Monday decided municipality’s commercial and tourism committee to market the two beaches as naturist beaches. They want to target audience primarily the many members of the German response to naturists, Freie Körper Culture.

A considerate peoples

Ringkøbing- Skjern has similar plans in Vedersoe, which incidentally is the nearest neighbor to the North Husby. But here the plans were put on hold after massive protests from local holiday home owners.

The chairman Søren Olesen from the Industry and Tourism Committee in Holstebro, does not believe that naturists will cause any problems.

Søren says “- The Germans are the most considerate people currently in existence, so I really can not imagine how it would ever be a problem. Ringkøbing- Skjern apparently tourists enough that it can be delicate with who you want up here. We have not in Holstebro, he says.”

Source: www.tvmidtvest.dk

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Le Colombier, naturist camping in the middle of the French forests and medieval villages

Written by Peter Terp. Posted in Blog, Naturist resorts and accommodation

Picture from Le ColombierIt was getting late in the afternoon. The sun was baking us alive, through through the window of our car which didn’t have any airocnucondition, we were drenched with sweat on our bodies and our clothes was like glued to the seats which now had housed us in the two days it took us to the drive from Aarhus to St . Hermaine, Loire Valley – southwest of Paris, south of Normandy and Brittany, north of Bordeaux and 50 km. from the Atlantic Ocean.

But we were on the road, and even our 5-year-old boy, Sebastian was now so excited about what was going to happen, we all sat with wide open eyes and spoke the last few kilometers before we drove from the highway.

Ahead we had a week’s campout at naturist campsite Le Colombier, and although the sun was baking right now, we could see large dark clouds draw in over the golden cornfields and threaten to spoil the tent setup and everything we had been looking forward to.

We turned off at St. Hermaine, and with the phone set to Data Roaming we steered through the most picturesque French villages, left, right, right, left, and right around … The rain put tiny round beads on the windshield and we started to find our natural temperature-rent again. And before we knew it, we turned from knowing from Streetview home that we were on the right track, and managed to arrive at Le Colombier without rain anymore.

Le Colombier

The entrance to Le Colombier is a long road with tall trees and dense vegetation. Almost like disappearing into a deep dark forest, and suddenly discover that the woods are full of open spaces and naked people.

We had arrived too late to the reception should be open, but we were lucky that day. They had been busy that they, and had not had time to close. The welcome was warm and welcoming and we got to find us a good spot to pitch your tent and come back next morning to check-in.

We found ourselves a spot. With tent-back against the shrubbery and views over fields and forests, we had found our home for the next 7 days.

The evening opened a traveling circus, and when the lights came on and the clowns were laughing, we sat tired and tender in our tent opening and looked up into the most amazing star-covered sky. This should probably be fine.

7 days disappears fast at Le Colombier, St. Jermaine

Besides the many daily moments of fun and rituals when you are camping with his family, so we were placed in a natural area that gave us the opportunity to go for walks and explore the lakes and forest.

Le Colombier is huge and each tent pitch is huge and with lots of room to spread filling. So we did – when we have not had in the pool, or hang out downstairs in the restaurant, where we also took our dinner a couple of times.

The main buildings at Le Colombier is an old rustic farm which requires both a reception, restaurant, bar and grocery store. The place exudes authenticity when the old stone oven from the Medieval are lit with wood from the sorrounding forests and creates the heath for the homemade pizzas that are baked the same evening.

Here are all sorts of people, and not least many families characterized the area. Le Colombier had, however, to promote naturism in adolescents invited a Dutch young-naturist club to stay for 14 days. Apart from that it was a good idea to integrate the diversity of different age groups, it also created sleepless nights and loud music.

Discovering France

We found ourselves in an area of France that I never really heard of before. It was not because we could find so much about it in the books we had borrowed about the area. But France Tourism is well established and happily shares their many attractions in the area.

We went exploring every day and visited exciting medieval towns, castles, palaces and mansions. Every trip revealed new exiting places that wasn’t described anywhere. Once again we had to conclude that France has much more to offer than they manage to describe.

Several of the days we went to the beach. We drove to different beaches and found two naturist beaches. One was called La Terriers and it was wonderful, relaxed, wave-rich and the other was huge and unfortunately very windy. Both beaches were worth the drive, especially for the natural surroundings.

Suddenly, time had passed. Our tent took in water when it rained. The many sleepless nights made us tired and although we had an adventure and a wonderful holiday, we were pleased to drive home again.

We were driving home one afternoon, and with the sun in the neck, we took the trip back to Denmark. When we unpacked our clothes our backpacks and emptied the car – sand fell out of the car, pine cones and a spicy fragrance from the French forests … Best as you think it – a deep and adventurous, forests opens up with happy nudes :-)

Thanks to Le Colombier for having opened their forest for us. Sebastian, Peter and Lise

Le Colombier kontaktinformationer:
Phone: +33 (0)251 27 83 84
E-mail: info@lecolombier-naturisme.com
Er through a formular on their website

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Facebooks crazy censorship

Written by Peter Terp. Posted in Blog

Facebook censorshipWe all know that naked breast on Facebook is illegal, this could hurt somebody, but I don’t know how. If it is a breastfeeding mom they might look at the picture and say – hey this might actually be ok, otherwise it is porn.

If it is a video of a kitten let in fire, it is ok. Apparently Facebook don’t think it is a bad thing that two men pour lighter fluid over a kitten and set fire to the poor kitten. The burning kitten tries to run away, but ends its live in a plastic bag. Unfortunately this is the reality, not pure spin.

I think that is horrible, and lots of Facebook users think it is horrible too. Many Facebook users has actually complained about that video, but apparently Facebook thinks it is ok. They say that users can expect that kind of content when they are on a global social network.

I got news for you Facebook – here in Denmark, it is actually not illegal to show a naked body on a picture and it isn’t even illegal to take a skinny dip in the sea. Why is it that I can’t post a picture of a topless or naked woman in a non sexual act? Many people doesn’t have a big issue about a topless woman, but I do believe that many people have a problem with torturing animals.

Stop the misguided censorship Facebook

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Nude beaches in the Vendée, France

Written by Peter Terp. Posted in Nude beach guides

Beach in the VendeeThe Vendée is a part of the Pays de la Loire region in France. Three is a long stretch of beaches, where yoi also will find naturist beaches or naturist friendly beaches. Below you will find a list of naturist/naturist friendly beaches.

La Terrier

The beach is located close to the town of La Tranche-sur-mer. When you arrive at the beach from the parking space, then walk about 500 meter and you will see a white sign. Past the white sign you will find naturists. Read my guide to the beach

Les Conches

This beach is located in the commune of Longville sur Mer. This is not an official naturist beach but naturism is tolerated there. You will find the naturists at a long stretch of the beach running south towards la Terrier.

La Faute sur Mer

There is an official naturist beach at the point d’Arcay, at la Plage de Barrique beach. La Farte sur Mer is the most southerly beaches in the Vendée.

Le Petit Pont

Official naturist beach located at Notre Dames de Dunes in the commune or Bretignollies sur mer. There is access to the beach from rue de la Grande Sauzaies near the village of Grivand and also access from camping Cypress near the Pont de Jaunay.

Luzeronde

This official naturist beach – it is a stretch of 4km and there is access to the beach from both ends of the beach. Check out picture from the beach on Tripadvisor

Sauveterre

This naturist beach can located about 7km west of Olonne-sur-Mer. The naturist part of the beach has signs marking the official naturist sections of the beach You can also find it on GPS by typing the following coordinates.
Latitude: N:46° 33.798’ , Longitude: W:1° 50.298’

Les Lays

This is another of the Vendees official naturist beaches. The beach is located south of the parking lot of Lays and around 200 meters of it to the limit of Notre Dame de Monts. You can also find the beach on GPS by typing in the following coordinates:
Latitude: 46.8653 (46° 51′ 55.07), Longitude: -2.1473 (-2° 8′ 50.28)

Les Salins

500 meter of Les Salins is officially for naturists. It is signposted near the grande Bec just south of St.Jean de Monts.

The list of beaches was inspired by a list i got from the friendly staff at Le Colombier Naturist Camping.

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