Author Archives: Mike

Ribe

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We left Outrup taking the scenic route to our first stop at the Tirpitz museum, set in what remains of a massive WWII bunker on the west coast of Jutland. The bunker was to be part of Hitler’s Atlantic Wall, stretching from Brittany in France right up to the north… Read more »

Odense

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There are only two road tolls in Denmark which, when combined, cost more than 18 months vehicle excise duty in the UK. We’d already driven across the Øresund bridge to cross from Sweden to Denmark and, as it’s the only road crossing between the islands of Zealand and Funen, we… Read more »

Copenhagen

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It was only a short ride from Helsingør to the campsite in Copenhagen. On the way, we stopped off at Ryvangen Memorial Park, which commemorates members of the Danish resistance who were murdered there by the Nazis. It wasn’t until after the war that the bodies of 197 freedom fighters… Read more »

From Strøby to Helsingør

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We ended up staying at the campsite in Strøby for four nights, spending most of the time reading in the shade. As we were still able to pick up German Eurosport, we watched the closing stages of the Tour de France, and it was fantastic to see Welshman Geraint Thomas… Read more »