Travel Blogs from Hjallerup
Tonight we are staying outside of Aalborg. We travelled to Skagen which is located at the northern tip of the Jutland peninsula. It is a major shipping centre and fishing town. During the summer it is also a tourist town. Very quaint houses - likely many are vacation rentals. Then we headed back south to Aalborg where we will stay overnight before taking the ferry to Sweden tomorrow ...
... where the GPS took us nicely through a small village to avoid the standing traffic.
With all the stops on the road and fast driving in Germany, we arrived around 3.00 pm in Hirtshals.
Hirtshals is a very small village up north in Denmark, where all the activity is around
the ferries. There are a couple of companies that leave from here to different places in Norway. So we strolled around ...
I absolutely adore Aalborg! It is not a tourist part of Denmark by any means but it is wonderful. The people are so lovely and friendly, it is very safe and clean, the night life is great, it is beautiful and the food!...... I don't think the food gets any better than it does in Denmark!
I have been here twice already but plan on going many more times and hope, one day to go on a more permanent basis :-)
... a few excellent local beers and a gigantic schnitzel in the sun.
We embarked on our longest day on the road yet, 350 miles (560 km) on the autobahn between Wurzburg and Hamburg. Luckily Van-essa performed well on the autobahn, plenty of overtaking but not doing much more than 120 km/h even downhill! Despite the occasional road works the autobahn was excellent and the German drivers were a marked ...
... some ice
Again it was boiling out here and I was suffering in all this heat. Being a
Scotsman I'm just not use to temperatures like this ;-)
While walking around here in the marina I realised it was not a normal day
here and that something was happening and after wandering further I discovered
it was "Harbour Day". This apparently happens once every year and everything
from the ships to the cranes and factories in the area are open to the ...