My Personal Cancer Journey — Scandinavian Cruise — Aarhus Photo Album

When we stopped in Aarhus, I was totally unfamiliar with the city. Quite frankly, I had never heard of Aarhus before the cruise and I doubted that there was much to be seen here. However, we were pleasantly surprised. We did a hastily manufactured walking tour of the city, ignoring the city’s main attraction, an open-air folk museum known as Den Gamle By.

We walked into town from the cruise ship dock and immediately stopped at the Cathedral.

Aarhus Cathedral

Aarhus Cathedral

Also on the Main Square was a small, free Viking Museum, in the basement of a bank. The museum was quite interesting, chronicling the Viking presence in this area of the world. One of the most intriguing artifacts uncovered when the bank was constructed here was a skeleton, dating to the time of the Vikings, of a man who had been decapitated.

Viking Museum Skeleton

Viking Museum Skeleton

A little later in our walk, we strolled down a delightful lane with pastel-colored houses, displaying hollyhocks and roses.

Mollestien

Mollestien

Before departing from the cute little village of Aarhus, we took a look inside the Cathedral to see the exquisite carved, wooden altarpiece.

Altar of Aarhus Cathedral

Altar of Aarhus Cathedral

 

 

 

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  • Dr. Georg Habenicht

    Dear Gary,

    during the past 5 years I had been busy writing a book on winged altarpieces dating of c. 1500 AD. In this context I would like to mention the Aarhus High Altar. May I ask you the favour of granting me permission to publish a photo of one of your perfectly taken pictures by sending me a digital copy in colours of it?

    Many thanks in advance for the trouble I am causing you. I want to mention, that I don‘t reach any money from my scientific work an from my book. In case you are interested in my book it would be a pleasure for me to send you a copy at due time.

    Respectfully Yours

    Georg Habenicht

    contact:

    Dr. Georg Habenicht
    Lentruper Ring 19
    48231 Warendorf
    Germany
    +49 2581 – 789 47 30
    dr.ghabenicht@gmail.com