Category Archives: Denmark

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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