Travel Blogs from Copenhagen
A rather intense drive from Hampstead to Harwich (hampered by road works and deviations) had us in time to fill up with petrol and then wait in the car queue at 1615 for the 1745 ferry to Esbjerg. This increased confidence in the GPS navigation system and that is comforting.
A delightful and filling dinner taken we happily settled into our …
... br> In Copenhagen I spent time visiting the palaces of the Danish Royal Family, who are still very popular. I watched the Changing of the Guard which went through the town walking from the Rosenborg Castle to the Amalienborg Palace. At the Christiansborg Palace I talked to a History Teacher who worked at the Castle as a summer tour guide, who told me that Danish school children do not understand why people praise Denmark for their rescue ...
... I recommend the tour, even if they start charging and don't keep it free.
The tour started at the home of the founder of Carlsberg (the beer company). We heard the story of how he had a fight with his son, so the company split into two, but when he died, since his son inherited the father's half, the company reunited.
We saw a bunch of buildings that had been rebuilt several times as apparently Copenhagen has been historically plagued by fires. Considering how close ...
At 2:15am, they announced that the station was closing and that people needed to evacuate the building or go the platforms. I was a little concerned. We had no where to go at this point. I said a quick prayer asking God for direction and to tell us where to go. We walked to the front of the station and just sat there. We were there for maybe 15 minutes when a drunk Canadian girl approached us asking why the station was closed. I told her that it was only closed for 2 hours ...
... reached Newfoundland, Greenland and Iceland to the west, England and Ireland of course and plundered and ruled a large number of countries.
We then headed off to Frederiksborg to have lunch and visit Frederiksborg Palace. On the way, our guide pointed out some of the many thousands of "burial mounds", mounds of earth which were formed over the coffins/remains of important people in an area. Most were looted for their valuables ...
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