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Seeking Danish Delicacies in the Hinterland

Flag of Denmark

20 May 2016
by Sharole
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Copenhagen 2

Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen

With her harbour lights, that she wears at night

Like a golden, golden crown

Bakken, Copenhagen

Unlike Tivoli, which is refined and a bit high in the instep, Bakken is a working man’s amusement park.  You take the S train to the

end of the line, walk a kilometre and you come into a smallish amusement park made up of restaurants, bars, games and a few rides.  It used to be the King’s hunting grounds and you can still see some remnants, like the long, tree lined driveway up to the gates of Bakken. Continue Reading →

Flag of Denmark

20 May 2016
by Sharole
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Copenhagen 1

Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen

Salty old queen of the Sea.

My family is from the mainland of Denmark, so I don’t get over to ‘Devil’s Island’ much where Copenhagen is located.  This time, however, I made the effort.  My buddy, Agent J, now lives in Copenhagen and since I haven’t seen him in a long time, I thought a trip was in order. Continue Reading →

Kro Platter, Bakken, Copenhagen

19 May 2016
by Sharole
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Quest for Smørrebrød

My quest for Smørrebrød

Smørrebrød is a particularly Danish invention.  They’ve taken the lowly sandwiched and have created culinary art with it.

Ida Davidsen’s family has been making open faced sandwiches in Copenhagen for several generations and is considered to be the premier place.  Unfortunately, when I was in Copenhagen, there were no tables available.  (sad face).

Of course there are hipsters that have tried to update the smørrebrød, like Aaman’s  in Copenhagen and Onkel A in Vejle. Continue Reading →

Lurpak Smør

17 May 2016
by Sharole
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My Danish Food Wish List

Food, Glorious Food,

What else is there to live for?

Oliver Twist

Danish Food

Because the damp coast is so pathetic when it comes to Danish food – unless you make it yourself – it’s an incredible treat to come to a country where everything is readily available.  Here is the food I’m hoping to get to while in DK. Continue Reading →

Memphis Mansion

17 May 2016
by Sharole
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Graceland

Graceland, Graceland,
I’m goin’ to Graceland – DK

Memphis, Denmark

When I was looking for unusual places to go in Denmark, I came across Graceland, Denmark.  An Elvis mad Dane had built a replica of Elvis’ Memphis home in my dad’s home town.

Coincidence?  I think not! So, naturally, I had to go. Continue Reading →