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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 …
I of course had an amazing time. First it started with me being lifted by
crane inside a container and then it was on and off a number of ships and
finally I took a flight over the city in a helicopter.
If ever the saying was true at "being at the right place at the right time"
then it sure was today. I certainly never in my life expected all this to happen
today here in Kristiansand.
In all my life I have done many things and travelled in ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
7 de Junho:
O Oleksandr conduziu-me mesmo atÚ ao centro da cidade. Estava uma tarde solarenga em Aalborg, o que compensava o facto de eu ainda nŃo ter a morada do meu anfitriŃo.
Mandei-lhe uma mensagem e recebi os detalhes, encontrei um McDonalds para sacar wi-fi do exterior e marquei a morada no mapa (eu tenho sempre GPS na tablet mas sˇ consigo pesquisar moradas com ligašŃo Ó Internet). Era bastante ...