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... about their villages and buildings in Denmark and how Harald the Blue tooth was persuaded to abandon the Norse pagan gods for Christianity. We also visited an 11th century Lutheran church ( it only became Lutheran later). We ran into the Aussies again and had dinner with them and a retired dentist and his wife from Chicago. Off to bed now as we have to get up early for a train ride to Berlin and the concentration camp. All the ...
... and able to be touched.
After we had finished walking around the Scandinavian zoo, Mathias drove us back. He stopped off at a surprise location, which was a beautiful lookout, which he says is one of the treasures of Aarhus that only the locals know of. It is on top of a hill, but also is boosted by an extra bump, which legend says is a Viking King burial spot. It is now heritage listed, but a really beautiful view ...
... tall float with "Hare Krishna" on the side.
I bought myself a T-shirt and was pretty happy with my purchase.
We went for dinner at a cheap (but tasty) Asian restaurant. You could get an entrée and main for 85 kr. which is a pretty good deal here, though I still see those 'high' prices and forget I have to divide by 5 to get the Australian dollar value.
At the movie cinemas, they had a mini lolly supermarket inside. You wore a disposable ...
... red Renault Cleo station wagon.
We had planned a fair bit of driving for the day and our first stop was Helsingør - a bit out of our way. This city is situated on the north-eastern tip of the island of Zealand and is home to Hamlet's castle, an impressive fortress guarding the entrance to the Øresund. The castle, known as Kronborg castle, is the main tourist attraction in the area and the reason we had made this detour.
We opted not to go into the ...
... hot dog but was too full to eat it so I grabbed a pic. Work is going quite well, it has been unusually cold, but so far no rain and only a little snow. We have kept the tradition of eating a Danish pastry every day and capping off the field day with a beer. Just writing this on our 1.5 hr long commute to the field site, not much to do but listen to pop music and watch the fields roll by! Plans for tonight include a shower, dinner, and bed! Oh and did I mention it snowed in ...
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