Helnan Phonix Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ålborg
Being unwashed for 4 days is about my limit though-and this morning we all woke desperate for a shower! We hadn't been able to find the wild campsite last night and had found our own spot in the forest. We packed up and cycled off in drizzling rain-I didn't quite feel the same sense of peace!! By lunchtime, we were all soaking and we made our way to the closest "ritzy campground"-complete with indoor heated pool and a water slide! Freshly washed and laundered, ...
We have just passed a trike pulling a caravan (?!) I couldn't decide whether I liked that idea or not, Derek could ride in the van! (Hope he's behaving Ann) Then we passed a place called Stuckenborstal which made us chuckle.
An uneventful day with a little bit of scenery, but nothing to what I hope we have in store. A lovely site with views over the ...
... or so miles on I look in the satnav and see what hotels are in the
area and just as many times before it comes up with "Best Western" and so i head
As usual the hotel was grand but extremely busy but I got a nice quiet room
with tea/coffee the lot.
My plan tomorrow is to make up as many miles as possible and simply head
down the motorway towards Amsterdam. I plan to get passed Hamburg as that is
about half way but hopefully I will get even ...
... However, once it had gone with all its’ 'rescued’ people, it proved to be an excellent choice, we had the whole lagoon to ourselves and the only boats we saw were those making passage out of and into the Limfjord.
That evening I set up the barbecue and I cooked the Danish equivalent of Cumberland sausage – it looked promising but to our taste it was over salted and not that good. Ah ...
... thing we noticed was that the locals seemed to like their water fountains, and there was a large, artistic arrangement of fountains in the square near the John Bull pub, just over the road from our ship.
As we were only spending a half day here, and had to be back on board by one o’clock, the time flew and we were back on the Black Watch in time for our lunch, which we ate on ...