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Travel Blogs from Ribe
... about the stones in the road represented DDR and Denmark border. So what did I do, yes I jumped back and forth from one country to other and then put one leg in Germany and the other in Denmark. The sunrise was beautiful here but you had to be awake at 3.30am (not a problem when you sleep in a van full of windows).
Skandi tour well and truly started especially when we looked at all the Skandi flags on the border from our night spot.
... Denmarks highest. Couldn't do this in Nepal! At 147 meters it is a pleasant walk and you are rewarded with beautiful views out over the lakes and surrounding countryside. On the summit is is a 25 meter tower built in memory of Frederik Vll in whose reign Denmarks constitution was established in 1849. We return to the ferry in time to take the leisurely trip back to Silkeborg and from there back to Kolding. I must remark that the road system in Denmark is the best of any country ...
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. ...
Before we set off today I thought I would try to make sense of the pictures that went out without comment the other day. Alison had wondered what was contained within the white bags we had seen dotted around the Norwegian countryside and the mystery was answered when she found one opened.It contained silage!So they are just like our black silage bags seen on farms round the UK,but white.This is done so ...
... 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)