Category Archives: Travel Scandinavia
July 21-23, 2013 Pension Vestergade on the main drag is an atmospheric old mansion run by the charming Susanna who warmly greets new arrivals with the offer of tea or coffee in her lovely and sizable garden. The smallish but … Continue reading
July 22, 2013 The 15 mile Rick Steves biking tour around Aero Island is a fun way to pass a lazy vacation day. Although there are no big, hills for those not in biking condition – I haven’t been on … Continue reading
July 21-23, 2013 Aero, a smallish island (about 18 miles long and 5 miles across at its widest point) between Denmark and Germany, is located in the banana belt of the region with mild winters and the greatest number of … Continue reading
July 20-21, 2013 Restaurants As a college town with a quaint Latin Quarter and a canal boardwalk there is no shortage of outdoor cafés to soak up the summer sun or enjoy the cool breeze in the shade. Lunch at … Continue reading
July 20-21, 2013 Aarhus, a pretty harbor town with a lively university vibe, is Denmark’s second largest city. With faster speed limits in Denmark than Norway, we made the drive from the Hirtshals harbor in just two hours leaving the … Continue reading
July 19-20, 2013 Kristiansand is the gateway back to Denmark and not much else. After the hike to Preikestolen and the slow windy drive through southern Norway we arrived just before dinner and left the next morning on the 6:45AM … Continue reading
July 19, 2013 Continuing south on E39 to Kristainsand took about 4 and half hours with only one short ferry crossing. Still the scenic drive, only 153 miles, winding around the lakes and rocky hills through myriad tunnels is slow.