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... sandwiches (smorrebrod) on rye bread. Particularly served with a seafood topping. I can eat those. It is also a big university town with 20% of residents being students. Today was obviously the start of a university break as a large truck of very loud students dressed as sailors, swigging beers and singing were riding around the streets. While in Sweden we saw a similar end of year celebration. It was harmless fun which appears ...
We awoke to a strong cold wind blowing in from the west. Our plan was to check out the city of Aalborg before beginning our trip out of Denmark and back to Switzerland. On the way into Aalborg we came across an ancient Viking Burial Site that dated back to around 600AD. The area was full of Viking graves and there were some interesting information boards that explained the area reasonably well. Tourist information is not easy to find in Denmark since they seem ...
... the sea had waves, and, surprise, surprise the beach was full of vehicles parked or driving. We cycled along this beach for almost 20 kilometers and everywhere the vehicles were parked and families were enjoying themselves. It reminded me of the old days when we still able to drive on the beaches in South Africa.
The surf was very fishable and I would have loved to throw a bait there. I'm sure I would have caught ...
Onto Hobro which looked like a pretty scummy town / city but was our gateway to Fyrkat, the Viking Fortress and reconstructed farmstead. The fortress is from 980 in Harald Bluetooth's time (Google will tell you all about it if you're interested!) We had great fun wandering around the two sites, re-enacting the Viking ways! Back on the road to Auning for a two ...
... in when they switched to English. About 6 hours later we were dropped off at a gas station on the highway before their destination.
We had no idea how hard or easy it would be to hitch-hike in Germany. We didn't yet have a strategy how to do it, but pretty soon we started asking people. Also we thought it would be a good idea to make a sign of some sort. We hoped that people are smart and can understand that we want to go south if we have ...