A friend of mine is travelling to Denmark for the Roskilde Festival this summer to celebrate his 50th birthday. He lived in the Netherlands for several years and was introduced to the Festival by his Danish friends. When he found out I would be in Denmark at the same time, he raved about the Festival, what a great experience is it is and how I need to go. I was planning to go to Roskilde to see the cathedral and the Viking Ship Museum. There aren't any particular musicians that I feel like I need to see, but according to my friend, it's the whole experience that makes it worth attending. So now I need to decide if I should change my schedule to fit in a day or two at the Festival.
It's worth mentioning that last summer I was in Split during the Ultra Europe Festival. I'm sure Split is a great city but I must admit, being surrounded by tens of thousands of drunken 20-somethings made it seem less charming. There will be closer to 100 000 at Roskilde. So the question is: should I go and take in this great experience or stay as far away as I can until it's all over?
All opinions welcome.