Copenhagen, Denmark - All the sights with a side-trip to Malmo thrown in for good measure! August 5th 2007 Our first impression of Copenhagen was not great. Stepping out from the central station just opposite Tivoli Gardens, both Angela and I were dismayed at the amount of litter. It was everywhere. Piled up against buldings, edge of roads, pavements, you name it, there was litter. This was not the Copenhagen we’d imagined.
That said, the hotel was nice and clean, centrally located, just minutes wa ... read more
Europe » Denmark » Region Hovedstaden » Copenhagen Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now th... ... read more
My aim was to visit at least 100 countries, and with Brazil, I finally did it. I'm now loitering at 104. Or is it 105, I lose count...
Unlike a lot of fellow travellers, I tend to only dip my feet into a country, quite often only staying a day or two before heading off somewhere else.
Country numbers 54 and 55 were my first trips alone - something I never thought I'd do.
In 2013 I published an e-book entitled The Red Quest, detailing my mission to visit each and every country of the former Soviet Union. Along the way I sa... full info