Spending Some Time Abroad: Aarhus, Denmark

Before we arrived in Denmark, we had to cross the Baltic Sea.
Before we arrived in Denmark, we had to cross the Baltic Sea.
Here is a look at the ferry we took across the Baltic.
Here is a look at the ferry we took across the Baltic.
Instead of switching trains, we just drove the train onto the ferry!
Instead of switching trains, we just drove the train onto the ferry!
Aarhus Rådhus (Aka Aarhus Town Hall). Scandinavian design at its finest, or not. You decide for yourself.
Aarhus Rådhus (Aka Aarhus Town Hall). Scandinavian design at its finest, or not. You decide for yourself.
Aarhus Central Station.
Aarhus Central Station.
The ARoS Museum sticks out even from a distance.
The ARoS Museum sticks out even from a distance.
Known worldwide for its iconic installation, Your Rainbow Panorama, the ARoS Art Museum is a beautiful sight.
Known worldwide for its iconic installation, Your Rainbow Panorama, the ARoS Art Museum is a beautiful sight.
Your Rainbow Panorama.
Your Rainbow Panorama.
Looking out across Your Rainbow Panorama and the city of Aarhus.
Looking out across Your Rainbow Panorama and the city of Aarhus.
What is art? Color!
What is art? Color!
The city of Aarhus from atop the ARoS museum.
The city of Aarhus from atop the ARoS museum.
Modern Art.
Modern Art.
The Guggenheim? Nope, ARoS!
The Guggenheim? Nope, ARoS!
One of ARoS' temporary exhibits featured iconic American artist Wes Lang.
One of ARoS’ temporary exhibits featured iconic American artist Wes Lang.
Wes Lang's amazing portraits.
Wes Lang’s amazing portraits.
Thats a big Boy (Ron Muecks, 1958).
Thats a big Boy (Ron Muecks, 1958).
At 4.5 meters high, Boy is an enormous sculpture. He towers over Mattie even while in a crouched position.
At 4.5 meters high, Boy is an enormous sculpture. He towers over Mattie even while in a crouched position.
He looks so real.
He looks so real.
Aarhus Cathedral.
Aarhus Cathedral.
Aarhus Theatre.
Aarhus Theatre.
Den Gamle By is an open air, living history museum. The museum highlights life in Denmark in the 1550s, the 1920s, and the 1970s.
Den Gamle By is an open air, living history museum. The museum highlights life in Denmark in the 1550s, the 1920s, and the 1970s.
This sweets shop from the 1550s still serves their iconic lemon cookies and macaroons. We couldn't resist.
This sweets shop from the 1550s still serves their iconic lemon cookies and macaroons. We couldn’t resist.
An old Danish textile mill circa 1920s.
An old Danish textile mill circa 1920s.
Danes love their black licorice! (Thankfully, so do I...)
Danes love their black licorice! (Thankfully, so do I…)
We visited Den Gamle By (Aka Old Town) on an absolutely beautiful afternoon.
We visited Den Gamle By (Aka Old Town) on an absolutely beautiful afternoon.
This wood cutting puts the "living' in living history museum.
This wood cutting puts the “living’ in living history museum.
Before I returned home to the states, Mother Nature surprised Mattie and I with a beautiful rainbow outside her apartment. Overall, it was a successful trip. I can't wait to take my sister to school again!
Before I returned home to the states, Mother Nature surprised Mattie and I with a beautiful rainbow outside her apartment. Overall, it was a successful trip. I can’t wait to take my sister to school again!
I happened to open my window on my return flight  from Reykjavik, Iceland. This mammoth of a glacier sprawled out over Greenland. This was an absolutely incredible chance encounter!
I happened to open my window on my return flight from Reykjavik, Iceland. This mammoth of a glacier sprawled out over Greenland. This was an absolutely incredible chance encounter!
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