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Wonderful Wonderful Copenhagen

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

There I was peacfully sleeping and John came down stairs, woke me up and said that if I wanted to go to Copenhagen he was leaving in 10 minutes. Well I’m getting practiced at packing and 15 minutes later I was ready!! I wonder what a Smorgasbord is? Here is part of the hotel we arrived at – apparantly a converted warehouse. Why do they need canon – to keep me away?
Admiral hotel, Copenhagen
John was on the phone as soon as we arrived, in the taxi and whilst checking into the hotel – I was thinking that we would never get to see anything. Then at about half past five he says “I’m going to see Den Lille Havfrue – The Little Mermaid”, well I was in his pocket before you could say Hans. Here I am looking up at this statute – I don’t really see what so many people see in her, John says she gets over a million visitors a year! She was 94 years old just a week ago!
Den Lille Havfrue (The Little Mermaid)
We then wondered back through the harbour area, I saw some swanky yachts. I wanted to go on board but John just carried on and ignored me.
Yacht in Copenhagen harbour
The spire on this church looked stange, but it was a long way off over the water so I couldn’t get any closer.
Church with spiral spire
The we went past the Royal Palace – there were guards outside – lookd very menacing with knives on the end of their guns. John said they were bayonets and that if I didn’t get a move on they would use them against me.
Royal Palace Copenhagen
So we went back to the hotel. The next day John had meetings all day so I will had to fend for myself. It was raining so I took advantage of John’s absence and had room service – you can get anything you want by dialing 7. They had some good programs on the TV all about the Little Mermaid and other attractions. I’m going home again tomorrow – I will hide in the luggage to keep out of John’s way – he hasn’t seen the bill yet.