8 | Älmhult to Copenhagen
All of our walking everywhere must be wearing us out more than we thought. I've been doing the sleepy-jerks from 8pm the last couple of nights, with Josh having to nudge me to keep me awake!
We had a quiet morning in Älmhult, and Joshua went off to IKEA of Sweden to meet up with some people and have a little look around. I stayed in our room and wrote out some postcards to try and get posted before we left Sweden.
We stopped in briefly at the IKEA Museum, a time capsule of furniture since the company started in the 50s. Lots of great room displays, and lots of pieces I'd love to see recreated - although perhaps not the denim covered couches of the 80s.
With not much left to do in Älmhult we ran to catch an earlier train out of Sweden. The train ran from Älmhult to Malmö, stopping at the end for a quick change over onto Copenhagen. I would have liked to have had a bit of time to look around in Malmö (the third largest city after Stockholm and Gothenburg) but it was just a run through the station and onto our connection. The next train took us through tunnels and past sweet pastel houses, before we were suddenly on the bridge and over the water. Just 140 seconds later and we were on the land on the other side, in Denmark! Jumping between countries (and languages) in just over 2 minutes, my mind was boggled!
A long walk to our hotel through suburbia (our navigation skills left a little bit to be desired today) and a peep at how some of the Danish live. I'm still laughing at how perfectly Josh's jumper matched the leaves, what skill!
We took the bus into the city centre this afternoon, but our weary legs got the better of us and we only lasted an hour before we headed back to where we're staying. We're trying to make a Copenhagen hit list tonight of things we'd like to see in the next couple of days - if you have any great recommendations we would love to hear them!