Another day in Copenhagen
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Waking up in the centre of Copenhagen after most continuous sleep that I have had on this trip (or will get). After breakfast and other morning things I take up a map and we start to drive to Copenhagen's zoo. Well, that map wasn't the best (it didn't even show all streets), our navigator didn't work and none of us had been Copenhagen before, we got a bit lost. Fortunately I was able to get "back in the map" and could get us to the zoo. Then comes the hardest part of the morning: parking. We were really lucky to find parking place next to Tivoli a day before, but this time we weren't so lucky. It was first good day (if we don't count that day which we spend sitting in car) of our trip and many people had decided to go to zoo.
Weather was again good when we finally got in. Now it was time to put my new camera on test: I take LOTS of pictures when in zoo.
It is really hard to photograph animals through bars (you know if you have tried). One leopard, or was it cheetah, came really close to me, but because of bars I didn't get good pic of it. Tigers were easy targerts for pictures, mostly 'cause they were too lazy to run around the cage. My favourite animal is panda. I didn't know that there is pandas until I walked to their cage. I was in heaven! Fortunately I'm not like my friend (who I didn't almost get off from meerkats in previous zoo) and we could continue walking. On of my fears jumped on my face (almost literally) in tropic house; butterflies.
After getting out from tropic house my dad left on his way and me and my friend on our. Next animal which we saw was anteater. There were two of them, another was sleeping and another was walking back and forth. We had fun when we tried to get good picture of that walking anteater. Next animals on turn were maras, llamas and something which looked like muskrat, but I think it wasn't. Somewhere around here it started to rain again, but again it was little and short rain. We decided to go on other side (zoo is divided on both sides of the road and they are connected with tunnel), but before that we went to see last animals which we hadn't seen from that side: wolfes and bear (brown and polar).
When we got on the other side we met again my dad and decided to walk through other side together. I bought all of us ice creams (after I got enough of my dad's and friend's begging), but I only eat half of mine 'cause I got really guilty feeling from eating ice cream while I am on diet. After ice cream-break we continued walking. We saw giraffes, zebras and other animals like those. One tortoise tried to get out of enclosure. Kangaroos were a bit dissapointment 'cause I have waited to see big kangaroos, but those were small ones. But they were really cute. :) After this I got really excited.
On goat's fencing you could go walk in there and scratch goats. First there were only couple goats (other were on area where people couldn't go), but later almost all goats came there. Small ones were really cute and in one point two of them start fighting (of course it was just a play). Guinea pigs were cute.
Back on the main side. Me and my dad decided to go on lookout spot (is that right word?) in tower. It costed 20 krones so my mingy-friend didn't want to ge there. There were no elevator so we needed to walk up there. I don't know how tall the tower was, but there were LOTS of stairs. View from there was really good so it was worth of climbing those stairs. When we got back on ground we needed to sit for a while. There was one old man who had have a heart attack (or so we thought) and workers were trying to stimulate him. When ambulance arrived man was on conscious so I think he didn't die or anything else.
After leaving from the zoo we were suppose to drive to The Little Mermaid statue. It seemed really hard thing to do, but luckily we saw one sign saying Den lille Havfrue (The little mermaid) and we started to follow those signs. We founded the statue. We took lots of pictures of it and of course pics of us standing in front of it. Some Japanese tourists asked us to take picture of them standing in front of the statue. When we had enough pics we started to walk back to the RV, but my friend saw shells and started to collect them. Me and my dad waited for really long time when she was collecting them, so long that my dad had enough of waiting and left me to wait alone. In some point I thought that we should just carry her in RV (she is really small).
Nothing special happened while we were driving so I'm gonna end this blog here.