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Travel Blogs from Ålborg
... graduating secondary students. All the graduating students could be identified by the wearing of sailor’s caps.
We continued on in the afternoon keen to find our first "overnight basic" camping site which are also available in Denmark. These camping sites provide a great alternative to the expensive well-equipped campgrounds. These sites usually consist of some basic picnic &/or sleeping shelters where one is permited to stay for only one ...
Left the site at 9 ish after 10 hours much needed sleep. Woke up to glorious sunshine. Again there is a a lot of motorway travelling, but as they were German 'autobahns' with NO speed limits, Steve decided to take full advantage. He got up to 110mph before I made him slow down! It's really odd not having to keep your eye on the speed limit. And a bonus, the eyelashes ...
... of the
restaurants were handing out small little tastes of local food which mainly
consisted of fish.
With the sun beating down as it was I had to keep buying drinks and as per
usual here in Norway one is looking at about £4 per can/bottle of cola or £2.50
Finally all the excitement had to end and I boarded my bike and headed off
towards the port to catch the ferry to Denmark.
I sat about 15 or so minutes in the queue of cars ...
... 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 ...
When we woke up this morning the Black Watch was gliding slowly along the river, just about to dock in Aalborg, Denmark’s fourth largest city situated right on the waterfront. We hadn’t booked any city tours today as the ship was docked literally across the road from the town; we could see a pub called the ‘John Bull’ just across the way.
The streets of Aalborg ...