Heroscapers
Go Back   Heroscapers


Blogs From The Members of Heroscapers
Random featured blog entry from chas
chas's Avatar

Njord In The Fjord II

Posted February 3rd, 2011 at 01:34 PM by chas
NJORD IN THE FJORD II: DENMARK AND SWEDEN

“Who travels widely needs his wits about him,”
--The Elder Edda: Words of the High One

Copenhagen really is wonderful, as the movie song says. Yes, we went to a ‘Viking Steak House,’ where the staff was dressed up as Vikings, and did goofy things. Again we saw a National Museum, with artifacts from the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages, and a World War II Resistance Museum with a ‘home made’ armored car—a civilian truck with armor plated bolted onto it. When the Danes were ordered to turn in the Jews, they all put on the obligatory cloth stars a Jew was ordered to wear in public under German occupation, so the Nazis couldn’t arrest the real Jews. You have to give them points for that.

We took the city tour, which included castle tours at beautiful Eighteenth Century Fredricksborg, and medieval Elsinore, the historical Prince Hamlet’s abode. We saw Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid statue by the...

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:25 AM.

Heroscape background footer

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2022 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.