Travel Blogs from Århus
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. ...
... 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 ...
It was (yet) another fairly indifferent day weather-wise, with strong breezes and showers interspersed with some sun in between the clouds. It was also quite cool. During the morning we busied ourselves by doing some washing, blogging and so on whilst we waited for the weather to improve.
Having decided by lunchtime that it wasn't going to improve greatly, we donned our sailing gear, trousers & all, and walked the ...
... a bun already around it. I ended up getting these massive meatballs that were very bland--but that's the way Scandinavians eat a lot of their food--but they were pretty good.
For dinner, a couple of us decided to go check out some local cafes down the road for food. The problem was, we don't know what is considered a pricey place to eat and what isn't. We kept seeing things for over 100 kroners, but we don't know if that makes a cafe expensive or average...The other ...
... for our tour in Aarhus the Captain came on and said it was too windy to get in to Aarhus. Today will be a day at sea. Guess we won't see our luggage today. We're getting rather attached to our limited line of clothing :). We'll just have to make the best of another day. Hopefully we will have a great day in Berlin tomorrow and will have our belongings sitting at our stateroom door when we get back on the ship. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed