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Parking in Copenhagen

April 22, 2014

parkingsign Denmark kopi

Parking allowed for 2 hours only between 9 am and 6 pm. Saturday between 9 am and 2 pm.

White or Black letters refers to weekdays

Numbers in parentheses refers to saturday

(Red numbers refers to sundays)

 

LINKS:

Parkingzones in Copenhagen

Driving rules

Easter letter

April 21, 2014

Danish easter letter gækkebrev 2

Danish easter letter gækkebrev

It is an old Danish tradition to send a “Gækkebrev” – a teaser letter without sender.

 

LINKS:

Wikipedia (in Danish)

History (in Danish)

Previous post about easter letters

Vers for “gækkebreve”

 

Lunch

April 7, 2014

Danish ryebread

Danish lunch eggs and tomatoes

Danish lunch carrots

Danish lunch Dyrlægens natmad

Danish lunch rygeost smoked cheese

Danish lunch makrel mackerel

Danish lunch; Ryebread, eggs, avocado and tomatoes, carrots, “Dyrlægens natmad” (The veterinarian´s midnight snack), Rygeost /smoked cheese, Mackerel.

 

LINKS:

 

Wikipedia about “Dyrlægens natmad”

Derfor hedder det dyrlægens natmad (Video in Danish)

 

The opening of Bakken

March 27, 2014

bakken opening

The opening of amusementpark “Bakken” has been celebrated with a motorcycle parade from Nørrebro in  Copenhagen to the forest Dyrehaven where Bakken is situated, since 1965. About 5000 – 70000 motobikes are participating, including the police who makes sure that the traffic along the road doesn´t collapse.

Bakken will be open from today March 27  till  August 29, 2014

 

LINKS:

Bakken

Opening hours

The MC route

Blogpost from the 2012 opening

Røde træsko – Red clogs

February 25, 2014

Danish red clogs

Træsko, clogs, have been used as footwear in Denmark for centuries, at least since the end of 1400, we know because they are mentioned in a document from 1481. Clogs are used as daily footwear at many work places, as well as in private life.

LINKS:

Clogs as boots

Arbejds-sko.dk

sanita.dk

Safety clogs

Wikipedia

History (in Danish)

Easter candy

February 19, 2014

Easter eggs Anthon Berg

In about two months from now, it will be Easter in Denmark (April 13 to April 21, 2014) and the nice easter candy has arrived at the stores.

 

LINKS:

Anthon Berg

The Copenhagen metro

January 11, 2014

Danish metro kopi

 

LINKS:

Map of routes

Customer service

Tickets

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