Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Aarhus
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Today we left Copenhagen for Odense. A pretty city with an old area which has streets that date back to the 1850s. Old and quaint on the outside but apparently modern apartments inside!
Odense is famous as the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen. The house is still there. We visited a museum honouring. Him. It is attached to a beautiful …
... 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 ...
Today we went to a Scandinavian deer park with Ida and her boyfriend, Mathias. Mathias was able to borrow his mother's car, so he picked us up from Ida’s place and we travelled to the zoo. We weren’t sure exactly where to go, but after a few wrong turns, we made it.
The zoo is more of an open-range style, with the Scandinavian animals. It covers 450,000 square meters, so there was certainly lots of walking. They ...
... elegant simplicity as the walls are painted white and there aren’t a huge number of decorative items. However, they often boast frescoes and the pews are ornately carved and the cathedral was no exception, with pews dating to the mid-1500’s and frescoes older than that and yes, it was quite long!
The museum was several metres below the present ground level and it was the site of excavations in the ...
... my passport in Denmark. I think it's once you get into a EU country, you can get to the others without needing to stop at customs every time.
When I arrived in Aarhus, I immediately found somebody else from the Harvard program and we tried to find the guesthouse together, which was an adventure in itself. The map we were given was not very clear, especially when we were trying to go over a major 6-lane intersection with our luggage. ...
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