Travel Blogs from Rungsted
Monday 21st October
We left by about 8:30 as we had a ferry to catch and wanted to make sure we were on time. We had a slow start out of the city as there was peak hour traffic. The number of bikes being ridden to work was incredible. Ladies in their skirts and high heels were even riding to work. We had planned to have a stop on the way but we ended up driving all the way to Puttgarten where we were to catch the ferry to Rodby. Our ...
... them. Many kids also left a note saying goodbye to their faithful friends. It is also where Frederiksberg Castle is which is a gorgeous yellow castle started by Frederik II but completed by Christian IV.
Swimming in the Harbor-We went to the Copenhagen Harbor Bath and jumped off this structure that looked kind of like the front of a boat but it had stairs you could walk up. It was pretty high (16.5 feet) but so much fun! ...
... crossing many major roads with 3 lanes of bikes at certain points). Here we were able to sign up for various activities with locals: sports teams, religious clubs, volunteering, etc. I signed up for a tutoring program and learned more about the Studenterhausen which has great discounts for DIS students including 10 Kroner for coffee and a croissant. That's about $2 which, trust me, is a screamin deal in Copenhagen.
I had my first taste ...
... of town we hadn't been to, including the (back of the) Little Mermaid. Overall, it was a relaxing and informative tour- a good activity to follow up an almost-sleepless flight and a day of extensive walking.
We took Stroget (the shopping street area) back, and got to see the last few seconds of a fire juggling show. Yesterday, I had seen a guy playing really good music on bottles. I think there are a lot of good street performers in that area and it ...
... the rest of the evening, we
all hung out at the dining room table, had a delicious meal similar to the
lunch we had (but instead of fiskfriggadelle [fish meat balls], we
had just friggadelle, which is pork meatballs). The best part was a
completely unique and delicious dessert, which gave rise to a Danish
tongue-twister. It's called, "rød grød met fløde," pronounced
difficultly (the 'ø' is already ************ounce, and the last ...