Category Archives: Denmark

Dude, where’s my bicycle?

You know that feeling when you leave work or a shop or wherever and you just can’t remember where you parked?   Here is the Danish example.  Which one is my bike? It is not quite Amsterdam, but bikes are most … Continue reading

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Carlsberg

Carlsberg Brewery is the 5th largest brewer in the world, at least according to the “Hop On, Hop Off” bus!  The  founder, J.C. Jacobsen, named the company after his son, Carl. As I have contributed so much money to this … Continue reading

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Nyhavn

Nyhavn is one of the most photographed places in Copenhagen.  It is a very cute little stretch of channel that juts in for just the smallest length from the sea before it dead-ends.  It is lined with restaurants and it … Continue reading

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Rosenborg Castle

Leslie left this morning so I headed out to attempt accomplishing a few touristy things we hadn’t covered.   First stop, Rosenborg Castle. The castle was built as a country summerhouse in 1606 for Christian IV but stopped being used as … Continue reading

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Ghosts, poltergeists, or other such phenomena

When I was in Ireland my mother was telling me that the brother of one of her friends recently built a house on land that was once a graveyard and the house is now haunted. There is a bedroom upstairs … Continue reading

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I can see Sweden from my castle!

I was going to call this post “Bucolic” as several of my friends reading this will get that reference from a game of charades played years ago where “Hamlet” was the word and our friend Bill used ‘bucolic’ as the … Continue reading

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For Lacey

For some reason I thought my friend Lacey would find the attached funny since she spent several months in Hong Kong. The toilet at the restaurant “Husk Flusk” received a 5-star rating from the Beijing Tourism Administration!?!?  I have no … Continue reading

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