Travel Blogs from Århus
... 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 ...
... can see all of Aarhus, right up to the harbour.
We then went to the harbour and sat and had an old-fashioned ice cream, sitting on the dock. It was really relaxing and a pleasant way to spend a little bit of time. I can never get tired of admiring the boats, and seeing them rock slightly in the ocean, and spotting a few crabs and fish near the surface.
We cooked dinner at Mathias’ house, and finished off ...
... into town. We wanted to see the cathedral in Aarhus, which has a nave that is the longest in Denmark and is supposed to be as long as a football pitch (however long that is!). Also, in an incongruous position, there is a small Viking museum that is part of a Nordea Bank building that we also thought might be worth a look and finally, there is a large modern art gallery that we could go to if we were desperate (we ...
... we couldn't read the menus, so we searched for words on the menu we could easily translate. We ended up with pizza--which was really good and full of herbs--because the word "pizza" is the same in Danish, so is "pepperoni," and we figured out "ost" means "cheese in Danish. We wanted to try some other places, but we weren't brave enough yet because of the language barrier.
We did all decide that the Arabic food from Senor Pizza was probably not the best of choices though.
So week 3 already, where is the time going. This week
was quite busy. We had our first assessment item at Uni. It being a group essay
which was written in one day, so still quite relaxed in comparison to studying
Myself and a few other girls
joined the gym Fitness World this week. The gym is quite massive and has very
modern equipment. It also offers a lot of classes as well, so it should keep us
all busy. Now off to buy ...