Not another smokery

Hiking and looking for motives I stumble across another smoke-house, and wish I hadn’t – just painted to many of these I tell myself, as I put away my brushes

Gudhjem fish smokery

Watercolor and text by Frits Ahlefeldt

They are all over, all the fishing villages have them, all the tourists eat at them. This small island is dotted with these places serving all the traditional fish, salmon and herring dishes… with fish flown in from far away, because the local fishing industry has (almost ) all died out.

Smokehouses Bornholm watercolor painting by Frits Ahlefeldt
Smokeries – traditional architecture

keywords: Bornholm, hiking, Baltic Sea, Coast trail, Path, Denmark, Danmark, aquarelle, akvarel, Denmark, Bornholm kyststier, Bornholm Rundt. Bornholmrundt, vandring

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