Hubertusjagten

Last weekend marked, at least in my opinion, the highpoint of the Danish calendar - the Hubertus Hunt (Hubertusjagten). The name is misleading because it's not actually a hunt - it's a cross country horse race.  That minor detail aside, everyone competes in hunting get up and technically they are chasing two riders who set … Continue reading Hubertusjagten

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At være eller ikke at være…

Way back in August, and with half the Ashe clan in tow, we visited Helsingør for the first time. Better known as Elsinore, it's castle Kronborg provides the setting for Hamlet. We planned our visit to coincide with the annual summer Shakespeare Festival, because we are very cultured and learned (NB: I have never actually read Hamlet), but somehow … Continue reading At være eller ikke at være…

Jægersborg Dyrehave

Onwards to part two of our day of hire-bike adventures (we really did a lot that day - no wonder we all woke up feeling like a truck had hit us). Ordrupgaard conveniently sits just below Jægersborg Dyrehave, a mad deer park that is home to over 2,000 deer. It was a beautiful afternoon to be careering around Dyrehaven, and … Continue reading Jægersborg Dyrehave

En viking liv for mig

As promised - rigtig vigtigt: Viking edition (or more accurately, Viking ship edition). Our lovely guests only had one demand during their stay - to visit the Viking Ships Museum (Vikingeskibs Museet) in Roskilde. I will go to a Viking museum at the drop of a hat, so we were happy to oblige. The museum is about an hour west of Copenhagen on … Continue reading En viking liv for mig