Helnan Phonix Hotel
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- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Smoking rooms available
- High-speed internet in room
- Conference facilities
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Thursday was a transit day. We collected the rental car, then took a ferry to Fredeikshavn in Denmark. It only took 3 1/2 hours to get there, then a couple of hours drive to the small village of Klim, just near Fjerritslev. We settled into our nice hotel room, then went for a short drive down to the beach - bit disappointing by Oz standards - lots of pebbles, some sand, flat surf. Had a lovely dinner at the hotel restaurant. The next day, Friday, we set off up the coast to a town ...
... the town we had great views of two fascinating buildings, the first was designed by the Sydney Opera House architect, Jørn Utzon and is a showcase for architecture and the other was the even more interesting House of Music – see photos. We vowed that we would look at these more carefully next time we’re here. The joy of only having a few miles to cover in a day is that it doesn’t matter too much how fast you sail but as it ...
We were lucky not to have to wait for the bus and were soon back in town, where, with the benefit of a pamphlet from the tourist office, we did two guided walks seeing the principal sights. Ålborg, situated where it is on the hugely strategically important Limfjord (it is from this area that many of the long-distance Viking routes were initially set up and it was a major hub in the east-west/north –south trading routes of those times) has ...
... Harry and Siw were on their way home from Scotland, having had a lovely time despite the very poor weather and their friends were sailing with them, as their boat (another Overseas 40) was in Patagonia of all places. It seems that they are embarked upon a very slow, round the world sailing trip. They have been at it for 5 years already, they spent a year in the Canaries and another in Buenos Aires, for instance. They have rounded Cape Horn and have ...
... but once you add Greenland & Ferra Islands (which are part of Denmark) it becomes one of the largest nations with the smallest population. Lots of windmills / wind turbines producing sustainable energy dot the landscape in a similar way to Germany. There are more motorways in Denmark and while the Nowegians love building tunnels the Danes love building bridges. They have even built a bridge to Sweden and apparently ...