Travel Blogs from Varde
While I can't profess to have spent hours assembling Lego constructions in my years of life, I can appreciate its importance for the males in my world and the opportunity to visit the home of Lego (invented by Billund carpenter, Ole Christiensen in 1934, with plastic bricks developed in 1947) could hardly be passed up, especially when we could coincide the trip with our youngest master builder's ...
This was our first one night stop. We had breakfast in the hotel then parked our luggage in the hotel's luggage room before walking to Legoland. Tom was like a lttle kid – grinning as we explored. Legoland turns out to be a mixture of an adventure park (aimed at smaller children) and stunning displays of Lego structures. Tom declined to go on any of the rides but we think we saw everything there was to see, ...
We had been advised (by a German in Florence weeks ago) to stock up at the last German city before the Danish border, as it is much cheaper. Pulled off the motorway at Flensburg and found the most amazing supermarket. Bulk and smaller quantities of alcohol, frozen goods, and everything else, all superb quality. If you had a Scandinavian passport, it was VAT/GST free. ...
... cannot be found in the snow which is the time of year when they ate most needed.The Norwegian who came up with this idea is not known.
Alison has also become interested in woodstacks and snow ploughs.It is a long day when you are not wrestling with the wheel of a large motor car. I'll attempt to attach one picture today - this of a wooden bridge in Roros (did I tell you that the first "o" isn't - its ...
... t use it too frequently beacause of the power consumption.
So we have passed from Norway to Denmark.- Oslo to Aarhus to Ribe and tomorrow we are off to Germany and will attempt to get the ferry across the Elbe.I need to check the blog to see if I have told you about the man and the PTFE tape .
But for now,goodbye to Norway::
So I lit a fire,isn't it good,norwegian wood
Knut (the "k" is silent as in cracker)