Dragør - Old maritime village
Trip Start May 20, 2010
48Trip End Sep 09, 2010
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Rina and I arrived in Copenhagen on different flights so cousin Helena & I taxied the short distance to the airport to meet Rina who arrived after 2am in the morning from Larnaca.
The countryside around here is so different to Finland - patchwork of farms with farmhouses nestled individually amongst them. The highest altitude above sea level in all of Denmark is 173 meters and on the island of Amager, where we are staying, it is all of 7 meters! You can't get much flatter.
Helena and Kell live in an apartment less than 5km from the Copenhagen airport. On our
first day we caught a bus to Dragør on the southern side of the airport to have a look at an historic area of the town where the houses are maintained in period style, some with thatched roofs
We lunched at a local Restaurant and enjoyed a typical Danish hot dinner which was absolutely huge. The chef came to check if that is what we wanted off the menu because it was so everydayish for them.
Our conversations are interesting as Helena speaks Danish and Finnish, Kell Danish & English , Rina English & some Finnish and myself English & Finnish. Continual translation by Helen & I and at times with much laughter because we forget which mode we're in.