Closing the deal: Valby Bakke

November 18, 2008 at 6:14 pm 2 comments

The anniversary of an important summit cheeseburger milestone is rapidly approaching. So, as to avoid the expiration of the statue of limitations – or so I do not push my luck any further on that point, I have decided to post a post.

December 10, 2007 Copenhagen, Denmark fell to the summiteers. A drizzly Monday afternoon welcomed me to Copenhagen for the first time (and last? … long story); Denmark is no Belgium, but it is home of course to a number of greats – to Hans Christian Anderson, the real Little Mermaid and Carlsberg lager. A brief trek on foot through the city took me past a local burger/pizza “joint”, The Vesterbro (see pics). I purchased my supplies wound my way through the city streets and up eventually up a hill named Valby Bakke where, in 1700-1703, King Frederik IV built the Frederiksberg Palace.

castel

At the top, I found a park, hid from the mist heavy beneath a grove of trees and consumed a very tasty cheeseburger and admired the bronze sculpture of Adam Gottlob Oehlenschlager whose name to this day synonymous with Scandinavian romance (isn’t that an oxymoron? – curious wiki enrty).
adam-oehlenschlager-2
Valby Bakke – Copenhagen Denmark – flyingelvis

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Entry filed under: International Summits.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. sirloinofbeef  |  November 19, 2008 at 4:53 pm

    Is KrustyBunz starting to get scard? I can’t believe I’m seeing posts from fryingelvis. Good work in the mountains of Denmark.

    sirloinofbeef

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  • 2. flyingelvis  |  November 22, 2008 at 9:51 am

    Oh, he should be scared! I shall not be overcome! FE

    Reply

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