Travel Blogs from Silkeborg
We were paired up at dinner last night with 2 older couples from California and Australia. We had quite an engaging discussion about many things before retiring for an on demand movie. This morning after breakfast we took in a free photography class and then after lunch went ashore for our Viking tour. Apparently the helmets with horns are fiction and the Viking conquest was made up of simple peasants wanting to explore Europe. ...
... aggressive with each other; clashing horns in competition for food, so I was a bit reluctant to fully enter their enclosure. They stood on the wooden fence and stuck their heads through, so Ida and Mathias could still feed them anyway.
There was also an activity centre where there was a skeleton of a 50,000 year old mammoth, Manse, which was pretty impressive. They also had the furs of the animals we had just seen ...
... br> Anne booked the tickets online, and we went out a bit later. We went shopping down the main shopping street, which was a really nice thing to do on such a beautiful day. The weather was the best I have had since I have arrived, and the first time I wished I had worn some 3/4 length pants!
As we walked down the street, a float followed us with people dancing. It seems like there was a Hindu festival happening and they were celebrating. It was ...
... Finally, on my fourth trip we found time to get out fishing and... we caught nothing. Not even a bite. Damnit. Thankfully, there is also time tomorrow for more fishing so hopefully one of us catches something.
This weekend will be very busy as we re-evaluate our fish to see if their behaviour has changed. If all goes well, we are hoping to take Monday off and either do some site seeing or more fishing!
Love from the state of Denmark!
So it has been a busy couple days here in Denmark. Lots of work, but thankfully also a bit of fun and some great food. Niels and family have been wonderful hosts as usual! Last night we had a guys night with hot dogs, hamburgers and beer. There was some lettuce on the table as well, but it was layered between beef and bacon. Niels made real Danish hot dogs, with fried onions, remoulade, and mustard. A key component is that the hot dog is at least twice the size of e bun. Axel made a ...
Other places to stay in Silkeborg
2 Udgaardsvej, Silkeborg | 3 star hotelfrom $161
Papirfabrikken 12 , Silkeborg | 4 star hotelfrom $147
Torvet 5, Silkeborg | 3 star hotelfrom $198
Gamle Kongevej 70, Silkeborg | Hotelfrom $144
Vestre Ringvej 53, Silkeborg | 3 star hotelfrom $129
Marienlundsvej 36, Silkeborg | 3 star hotelfrom $178
Svostrupvej 58, Silkeborg | Hotelfrom $97
Chr. d. 8. vej 7, Silkeborg | Hotelfrom $63