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Aarhus to Horsens

We leave Aarhus in bicycle rush hour. For the most part we are going against the flow so things are not too bad but there are still a few folks rushing to work or school headed in our direction. It … Continue reading

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Walking Aarhus

Today is city time. Haven’t been in a big city since we left Copenhagen 2 1/2 weeks ago. Aarhus is not really that big in population, 315,000 but it is real busy. There are crowds on the streets. The downtown … Continue reading

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Ride into a Crowd

Silkeborg is a popular destination at the best of times but this weekend, the weekend we are passing through, there happens to be a big golf tournament in town. ‘Made in Denmark’ is a professional golf tournament put on by … Continue reading

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Cyclocross All Day

Last night we sat and debated whether we should follow the highway with no bike lane or if we should follow the overland path. Even though the path through the hinterland is longer, we choose it. We definitely chose the … Continue reading

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Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Tonder Finale

We arrive at Tent 2 with plenty of time to spare. Basically we are the first in the queue. Marie Boine is on our A list and she plays first on Sunday morning. There are maybe 10 people milling about … Continue reading

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Tonder Magic

There are seats at most of the venues but not too many and the rush to get one can be intense. There is no reserve seating. No tarps to stake your land. After every artist, the venue is cleared and … Continue reading

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Tonder Music

It’s 10am, time to leave and it is pouring. Seems outdoor festivals and rain go hand in hand. Funny but between the time we leave the room and the time we get downstairs to the door the rain stops. Could … Continue reading

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On The Road Into Tonder

Today we stand in the main square in Tonder. Rise early, on the road at 8.09am and ride into Tonder before 1pm. No gravel today but most of the ride was on highway with no bike road and a shoulder … Continue reading

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On the Road to Tonder Day 3

The first two days we spent traversing the islands of Falster and Lolland. Both these islands are similar to home in many ways. Denmark is about the same latitude as Edmonton so the climate should be similar as well. The … Continue reading

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On the Road to Tonder

‘tun der’ or something close to that. We have asked several people how Tonder is pronounced and each person approaches it a little different. The one thing they all agree on is the ‘o’ is more or less a ‘u’ … Continue reading

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