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Jul 31, 2018 - Train, Bus, Boat

Today we travelled back to Mariager, the city of roses. Here we will be taking a 3 stop round trip by 3 different vehicles, Trekantruten. First up, a steam train, but due to the drought, the steam locomotive has been changed to a regular engine. At first we chose to ride 1st class, but found the compartment very stifling and then we got little itchy bites, so decided to move to the sitting area. We learned that the coach we were riding in was built around 1910 and was well preserved. We rode through the country side, bypassing forest and...

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Jul 27, 2018 - Salt Center

Today we drove north to Hobro and then to the Salt Center Museum in Mariager. There are many areas of salt production around the world with a center in Hobro. At the museum, we learned about the history of salt production whether sea, plant or mining the salt layers, to types of salt and of course the salt trade wars. In a outdoor hut we watched how they heat the water to dry off the salt, skimming and collecting it with a rake. Our main goal of course was to relax in their "Dead Sea" pool, which was at 38 degrees. It was a weird feeling to...

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