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Travel Blogs from Ålborg
Early start this morning. We are heading west and crossing a bridge to the Island of Funen and then head onto the town of Odense. Has to be the longest bridge I have ever seen! They have a couple of these between their Islands (Denmark is made up of lots of Islands) and between Denmark and Sweden.
Odense is the birthplace of Hans …
... just near the little settlement of Fjaltring. The 2 little shelters were already occupied so we pitched our tent nearby and drifted off to sleep with the sound of the waves nearby.
Tuesday and Wednesday were perhaps the most favourite scenery of our entire trip so far. A gorgeous sunny day with frequent glimpses of the beautiful blue sea, cycling on idyllic paths through the countryside. I couldn't get over how much the coastline reminded me of the ...
... them! Then they were asked why there were only 2 beds, chairs, etc (Spooky had 'jumped ship' from his own van for the day), he then had to try to explain what the Windy was all about, to someone that spoke little English!
Tomorrow we are going to Valle in Norway - whoohoo!
Hopefully, same time tomorrow...........!
... Out on deck there were a few wooden seats which were all taken
up by the smokers and so I simply just had to make myself comfy on the deck
floor. In all it was a right boring ship to say the least!!
Finally into Hirtshals and within 10 minutes I was off and on my way down
the motorway through Denmark.
It had now cooled down slightly and of course being use to boiling weather
over the last few days I forgot to put on my gloves and as usual put in my ear ...
... and hope that the promised northerly wind would come tomorrow.
Ironically, when we were an hour from Hals, the wind went through a major shift and started to blow from the West, an ideal direction for sailing, just 8 hours too late! Hals’ buoyed channel extends 10 miles out to sea but the water is sufficiently deep for boats such as ours to sail (or motor!) so as to intersect with the channel a mile ...