Scandic Aarhus Vest
Travel Blogs from Århus
Monday started as a beautiful summers day. We packed, had our last breakfast with Doris and then my aunt Else turned up. She wanted us to have a couple of items that my uncle was working on before his death - he was quite exceptional at working with wood. It was such a lovely thought!
We hit the road to Jutland and it started raining. Then …
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. ...
... which were excitedly jumping around when we arrived, but huddled together sleeping when we left. According to Mathias, ferrets like to kill for fun, and often get a rush when they do it, which definitely makes me look at them with a different way if that is true.
There was lots of different species of deer there. Reindeer, roe deer, sika deer, and they did all have their differences; some with spots, some with ...
... I have one question – as almost all ancient sites are below ground and require excavation – where has all the soil etc come from? Is the world getting fatter?? There’s a thought. Anyway, back in the 900’s Harold Bluetooth was the big cheese and Aarhus (Aros as it was called then) was a fortified town. The excavations had unearthed both dwelling houses and small semi-sunken buildings that were where ...
... lost and overshot the guesthouse by 2 blocks, but did eventually find it.
Our professor from Harvard met up with us at 5:30p.m. and then took us on a 3 hour walking tour of the entire city. Nobody quite remembers where anything he showed us was because the city is set up a lot like Boston, in the sense that it was not designed to become a city but as it grew more and more streets were randomly added. Overall, the city makes a giant circle ...
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