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Going home

Dropped breakfast this morning as we booked a table at the ferry going home. Had to be at the ferry terminal before 9 in the morning. Plenty of food for breakfast. The weather was good, so the trip was smooth. Kristiansand Headed straight west when we arrived in Kristiansand. Good to get back home afterContinue reading “Going home”

Hirtshals

Want to head to Hirtshals tonight so we don’t need to head out early tomorrow morning. First we are heading to Hanstholm to visit the Bunkermuseum. Hanstholm Started out at the Bunkermuseum, which is Northern Europe’s largest WWII battery complex. The battery was built in 1941 together with a similar battery at Kristiansand in Norway,Continue reading “Hirtshals”

Aalborg

Drove along the coast to Lemvig, before heading North-East to Aalborg. Men at sea Men at Sea or Man meets the sea is a 9-metre (30 feet) tall white monument of four seated males, located west of Esbjerg next to Sædding Beach on the southwest coast of Denmark. Located opposite the Fisheries and Maritime Museum, it is one of the area’s major touristContinue reading “Aalborg”

Esbjerg

Leaving for Esbjerg today. Decided to take the ferry to Als, drive west to Tønder and along the west coast to Esbjerg. Headed down 43 to Bøjden for the ferry to Als. Had already paid for the ferry. Opted for the ferry at 12, but we did not have any breaks, so we just madeContinue reading “Esbjerg”

Svendborg

Today is the hottest day in Denmark, maybe a new heat record. Started out visiting the Danish railroad museum in Odense, before heat set in. We decided to head to the coast to at least have some wind. Started out heading straight east to Nyborg. Drove south, along the coast, to Svenborg. It was 36CContinue reading “Svendborg”

Odense

Started out at a car museum near Silkeborg, Jutland’s Automobile Museum. Jysk Automobilmuseum in Gjern is one of Denmark’s leading car museums with a unique and nostalgic quality collection of motor vehicles. The 160 exhibited vehicles represent in total 85 different car makes from the period 1900 to 1987. From there we headed towards FynContinue reading “Odense”

Mols, Jutland

Drove the Marguerite route towards Mols. Stopping at Rosenholm Castle is Denmark‘s oldest family-owned castle. It is located on Djursland, north of Hornslet and northeast of Aarhus. It is one of the best-preserved complexes from the golden age of the manor house – from 1550 to 1630. We did not take the tour this time. Moved on through Rønde to theContinue reading “Mols, Jutland”

Aarhus

Starting the vacation in Denmark this year. Taking the ferry from Kristiansand (Fjordline Fastr) @ 2:30pm. Not too much planned so far. We have the return tickets on the ferry and hotel for the first few nights. Had a warm lunch and dessert at the ferry. The view from our table was excellent, right inContinue reading “Aarhus”

Back in Denmark

Back in Denmark we first visited Frøslev Prison Camp. It was an internment camp used in 1944 and 1945 during WWII. Visited Vejle for a quick bite before taking some smaller roads to our final destination for the night, Aarhus. Really nice and warm weather these days. Walked to downtown Aarhus for a late dinnerContinue reading “Back in Denmark”

My heart says, ‘This way.’ The world says, ‘That way.’ God says, ‘I am the Way.’ And if perchance I choose to listen to the first two, I’m going to find myself so far off the ‘way’ that being lost becomes the ‘way’.

CRAIG D. LOUNSBROUGH

Not all those who wander are lost.

J. R. R. TOLKIEN