"Beautiful City of Parks and Museums" Top 5 Page for this destination Malmö by bpacker
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After Liz and I spent about a week in wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen(!), we reluctantly left the delicious beers, sausages and fun behind so that we could attend a wedding in Frosunda. Where the hell is Frosunda? Yes, I heard you saying that. Liz and I didn't know either so we were actually reluctant to leave . All we know was that it was somewhere in the depths of IKEA land. Perhaps where the cows were. But we didn't care. Our shallow game plan then was to enjoy first and check out places that were actually in the Lonely Planet. After that, we could panic and throw our hands in the air in despair if a planned rendezvous in Stockholm didn't work out. Yes, we were supposed to meet another Singaporean (living in London) in Stockholm so that we could be escorted to the wedding venue. But till then, Malmö(pronounced mahl-mer and not mahl-moe) was our chosen destination. Why? Simply because it was along the way to Stockholm and it was clearly marked on the map. Despite our lame reasoning, it turned out to be a good decision. After a beautifully scenic train ride from Copenhagen Central Station across the Oresund (the watery channel seperating Denmark and Sweden)...
..We descended on a wonderfully quiet place with antiquated churches, parks, castles and museums. Encouraged with our find, Liz and I bought the card with the Duck's ass and toured this beautiful place.
The card with the duck's ass got us unlimited rides on the public buses, entries to many museums including an impressive Renaissance. But what caught our interest most were the parks in the region. They were beautiful post autumn and better still free. Click open my pages to find out more.
- Pros:City of Parks, Museums and Castles
- Cons:Lots of duck poo in the Parks
- In a nutshell:Get the Card with the Duck's Ass
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