Hampshire City Hotel - Groningen
Travel Blogs from Groningen
... amp; forwards, John heard that he'd got to the port. Phew!
John said he'd drive us in the Lotus (I've had more practise & can now get out by myself!) into Groningen, along with Sarah, so we went to a nice pavement cafe & had a lovely meal while we watched the world go by (mostly on bikes). Steve & John managed to find their way into the red light district, and came out giggling like a pair of school girls!
Back at the ...
... you visit the Polar Museum, you get a very in-depth display of his life and his achievements. The Polar Museum is a really interesting museum with lots of information about exploration and living in the Polar region, but we learnt about another really interesting guy, Fridtjof Nansen, who was another over-achiever. He had a theory that if you could left a ship just drift (at the right parallel), you would get to the North Pole. So in 1893, he had a ...
... area also had some connection with the military-perhaps for all terrain training exercises. The fact that the cycle path ran right through the area, we figured that we could get away with finding a little posi for our tent overnight. We found a discreet spot and set up for the night then set off as early as we could in the morning!
The next day we had the wind behind us which was glorious & we sailed along through many small villages & lots ...
... 8211; where did all that stuff come from? And how were we going to fit out luggage into the car??
We did a few maintenance jobs – checking the tyre pressures, replace the broken windscreen wipers, install a new auxiliary battery, replace the broken horns, replace the electrical plug on the bike carrier, picked up our repaired tent, repacked the back of the car, did a grocery restock and attempted to collect our new bicycle cover. We managed ...
After reading the first blogs on our travel page I was getting more and more excited about starting our journey. But, this girl had to work a bit longer before I could leave. Yet, today is the day! Finally! I left work behind, time to pack my bags and not to forget to pack extra first aid kits, ibuprofen, voltarol, ...
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