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Denmark

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Cruisin' to Oslo

Saturday, 8 Sep 2012 | Views [1041]

Many people enjoy cruises for their simplicity.   They board the ship, sign up for all the shore excursions and their work is done; all they have to do is show up.   We, on the other hand, like the DIY aspect of travel and set out to see Oslo ... Read more >


Copenhagen

Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 | Views [1619]

The Little Mermaid is a Copenhagen icon and we succumbed to her charms, along with scores of other tourists.  But there is much more to see in Copenhagen and we wearied both mind and body for two days, taking in as much as possible; the Rosenburg Castle ... Read more >


Kronborg Castle - To Be Or Not To Be

Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | Views [928]

Shakespeare probably never visited Kronborg Castle and Hamlet was never a king!  But Kronborg has become famous as Hamlet's Elsinore Castle in the town of Helsingor.  We took the free tour that came with the price of admission, a rarity for us, but ... Read more >


Danish Modern: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Sunday, 12 Aug 2012 | Views [1553]

The Louisiana Museum is Denmark’s foremost modern art museum.  It gets its name, not from the bayou country, but from the benefactor's wives, all three who were named Louise!   The museum brings together art, nature, and architecture in perfect harmony on ... Read more >


Roskilde, Home of the Dead Danish Kings

Saturday, 11 Aug 2012 | Views [1500]

Nearly everyone in Roskilde was taking advantage of the wonderful sunshine.  The Saturday market was in full swing and the harbor was filled with weekend sailors - and thousands of jellyfish!     Setting Sail in Roskilde It was more peaceful ... Read more >


Great Danes: Hans Christian Andersen and "Bogman"

Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | Views [2332]

One is the stuff of nightmares. The other wrote beautiful fairy tales.  One lived in total obscurity. The other was famous the world over.  The leathery remains of one rest in a museum.  The other lives on in the hearts of children. The peat bogs near ... Read more >


Skagen: Picking Denmark's Nose

Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | Views [1117]

Skagen is as far north as you can go on the part of Denmark known as "the Nose."  It's a resort town, sometimes referred to as the Cape Cod of Denmark, but I can't see the resemblance.  The currents make the water too rough for swimming, even ... Read more >


Denmark: First Impressions

Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | Views [471]

We decided to abandon Copenhagen until the end of our visit, rented a car and drove to the area known as Jutland.  Driving in Denmark is a dream after nearly 5 months on the left-hand side of the road.  The highways are modern and traffic is nearly ... Read more >


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