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More Copenhagen

I just loved Copenhagen.  On our meanderings we, of course, visited some yarn shops, this one was the favorite, Sommerfuglen.  I was told that meant Butterfly, I thought that was really cute.  I did NOT buy anything here, I have vowed to not buy indiscriminately and only when I have an idea of what I am going to knit with said yarn.   I was absolutely entranced by the bicycles in Copenhagen.  Everyone rides bikes.  Even with dresses and business attire, everyone is riding.  No one wears a helmet.  No one wears fancy racing bike gear.  There are bikes everywhere and you are cautioned NOT to stand in the BIKE LANES!!  You will seriously get run over.  Everyone heeds the traffic laws and does not walk without the walk signal.  All the signals also have an audio component so this is another reminder to be careful. This is a really great photo that Norma took of "rush hour" in Copenhagen.  This is across the street from our hotel.   Actually, I see two people wi

The rest of my trip

Trying to catch up on information from the trip because it was very hard to find a reliable wi-fi to upload photos.  While we were on the ship we were disconnected so that meant we  had to find pubs in the ports we were in to do any internet work. The third day we were in Copenhagen was the day that we became very adventurous and took the train north to Helingsor, which is on the coast and the closest point to Sweden across the channel.  We bought the tickets as a round trip from Copenhagen-Helsingor-Malmo and back to  Copenhagen, Central Station in Copenhagen The view of Helsingor when we got off the train I right =way found something to buy!  A gorgeous orange rain jacket The town is dominated by a huge quay where many older sailing ships are kept.  Tolls were collected by the Danish King during the  This is a panoramic photo of the castle, it is magnificent The castle that stands on the very point is the castle made famous by William Shakespeare in his p