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... warships, fishing vessels, or merchant ships. The differences came in the length and width, with the war ships being the longest and narrowest for speed and the merchant vessels the widest for cargo capacity.
We had a great time learning about the Viking Era and looking at the ropemaking, cooking, and other village skills. Theirs was a much deeper lifestyle than we learn about and the more complete picture helps us understand the more colorful sides of their lives.
... in Denmark) with homemade mayonnaise and fresh bread. This was followed by delicious chunks of trout (fresh that day) cooked in something soya sauce-like accompanied by fresh asparagus. Next, we had steak and pork chops with homemade fries and the meal was capped with homemade chocolate mousse. Needless to say we were all very full at the end of the meal, but managed to waddle home.
We had one more tourist must-see on the list – the Rundetarn (Round Tower). It is a large brick structure built in the 17th century to serve as an observatory for Tycho Brahe's successor as King's Astronomer. There is a wide spiral ramp that runs up the middle, presumably so instruments could be rolled to the top. After the short trek up, we reached the viewing platform and were rewarded with great views of the city.
Vince wanted us to see The Wave, a ...
... the wharf. It was fun.
We visited another museum and looked around the town and had lunch.
We went back to Copenhagen and went to Tivoli Gardens the oldest fair, we had icecream, played games and went on the roller coaster.
OMG = The people rowing in front of me sucked!
LOL = Helping with the cow turn when we were sailing.
... politely. We headed across the road to the Hotel du Nord..where the real lady at reception found us a room, breakfast included for only a few shekels more. Whew! Happily checked in, and put our feet up after our afternoon's wanderings.
We had checked out Andersen's patisserie, wandered along the main waterfront, seen the running leg of Copenhagen's Iron Man contest, seen the Black Diamond (Library building): the new Royal Library building, the ...