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We Ride into Copenhagen!

Our ride starts out with a flat tire. And then my bike computer starts to act up, so our mileage for navigating gets thrown out. But we progress towards Copenhagen and ride down country roads and forested bike paths along … Continue reading

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Tourist Roskilde

We leave our bikes in the shed today and walk Roskilde. We see the Museum of Contemporary Art – weird. We see Ragnarock, a rock and roll museum – not really worth the walk to get there. We see the … Continue reading

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Middelfart to Odense

Our ride from Middelfart to Odense takes us through the countryside again. Murray spies small purple flowers on the side of the road and we stop a few times to get that perfect photo. The flowers have “ripped” ends on … Continue reading

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A Gruesome Day on the Bike

We start today’s ride in the fog. A fog so thick we cannot see more than a block away. Once out of Horsens, it almost feels like we are in a horror movie. The fog eventually burns off and we … Continue reading

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Aarhus and Art

We must be getting better at this riding and navigating thing because we ride 50 km in just under 4 hours and are in Aarhus in time for lunch. The beginning and middle of the ride is pleasant, through a … Continue reading

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Silkeborg

We tour the Silkeborg Lake Region this morning. It is a gentle boat ride through canals and across lakes for an hour to reach Himmelbjerget. There are swans and ducks paddling the waters. Houses, both old and modern, border the … Continue reading

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Carl-Henning Pedersen

A few days ago, we were in Ribe, the oldest city in Denmark, and visited the very old cathedral in the main square. The mosaics, stained glass windows and frescoes inside the church were modern and quite different than the … Continue reading

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Ribe to Nymindegab

Murray is kind to my legs today and we take the train north from Ribe to Varde. The train trip knocks about 30 km off what would have been a 73 km day. Knowing we have to ride for 5 … Continue reading

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Leaving Tonder

I sleep fitfully and every time I wake up I hear the wind howling and the rain thrumming on the roof. When we emerge from our down cocoons, the wind is still blowing and although the rain has stopped, we … Continue reading

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Tonder Music Festival

The festival gates open at noon today and when we walk through them at about 12:15, there is no line, no rush, just relaxed folks strolling around, sitting, eating ¬†and drinking beer. Lots of beer. The site is huge. There … Continue reading

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