Travel Blogs from Ballerup
... sea and using metal and glass in their construction. We did see some of the older buildings as well, old warehouses which, like most cities in the world, are now being turned into apartment blocks and restaurants. We went to the symbol of Copenhagen, the Little Mermaid near the shore.
On our way back we passed Amalienborg Palace, home of the Royal Family including Prince Frederick and our own Princess Mary. Last time we had seen ...
... buildings such as the stock exchange were also flying both flags in support of the gay pride day. In the afternoon we went for a drive through the countryside and coastline to North Zealand and to visit Frederiksborg which is also Denmark's museum of national history. A very interesting building with some interesting treasurers. We were lucky to have a quick preview of some costumes on loan from Russia. We met ...
I have officially been in Copenhagen for three days! They have all been jam packed with orientation activities and getting to know the city, but so far the weather has been fantastic, the people are incredibly friendly, and the food is great! Prepare yourself for a long post because we have been busy! By the way this blog is basically me just writing my travel journal in a blog so it's filled with a lot of random stuff and I won’t be offended if you ...
... never seemed to stop. He had all sorts of things to say about Danish history, culture, sport, architecture, and lifestyle. It was fascinating! He pointed out the thatched roof houses (yes, people have modern houses with thatched roofs). He pointed out a Danish cemetery, which actually looks more like a shrubbery maze. He pointed out that all of the Danes who went to Tour de France lost their titles due to doping. (I promise this was relevant to what was out the ...
... I believe the first time in my life, a real
several-course meal at a five-star dining establishment. The restaurant was
called "Perlen," and the food was exotically Danish, with elements of
other cultures (I know, this I guess means I didn't only dine on Danish cuisine
in the traditional-sense, but I still retain "traveler" status since
the owners were Danish and everything was Danish ingenuity. To begin with, it
was a gorgeous afternoon. The sun perfectly lit ...
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