Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Copenhagen, Denmark

The travelers arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark, early Wednesday morning.  Copenhagen has about 1.5 million people in the city with about 1.2 million bicycles.  Bikes are everywhere. Bikes are treated like autos; drivers receive tickets if they are parked illegally!

Tivoli Gardens is a famous amusement park and pleasure garden in Copenhagen. It is the second oldest amusement park in the world.  Other places of interest are The LittleMermaid, a bronze statue by Edvard Ericksen, and Rosenborg Castle.

The Norwegian Star set sail at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday from the Copenhagen port heading for Warnemunde, Germany. Arrival time is expected at 7:15 a.m., May 29. About 2000 people from around the world are aboard with about 1000 crew members. Travelers will experience daylight until around 11:00 p.m.