Travel Blogs from Schiermonnikoog
... from… a cultural delight. However, minutes later I found myself pushing through the crowds of tourists carrying bigger cameras than the size of their heads. No one, like literally no one looked like a typical Frisian local which I saw on the pictures of Google, unless they changed their appearance and wear socks in sandals, sunglasses and carry around a huge piece of chunk which is worth more than my house. Everywhere I looked ...
Friday 27th June
Flensburg, Germany - Groningen, Holland 280 miles
Left our nice chalet :(
Immediately Miss Charming started playing up. She had been left switched
on all night (we think she'd been out partying) Anyway, she eventually found
the right road & now we're back in the land of BMWs, Audis & VWs, and
on the same road as we had driven up on all those days ago, and with no speed
limit, much ...
... off the night with a subculture pub crawl (2.0) and I met some really cool people, one of which was an American who had studied at McGill for a month.
So then June 20th, as you can imagine, I was pretty exhausted. I really dont think I stopped moving for 3 consecutive days, nevermind get enough sleep. Oh well. My guitalele companion had to LEAVE Berlin (sad.. but traveling friends are easy come, easy go) so we met up SUPER early to film a ...
With our heads in the clouds, we left Nordkapp and headed south. When we knew that we would be coming to Norway, we asked a Brisbane-based friend of ours, who happens to be Norwegian, what we should go to see in Norway. In her words, "Capital cities are the same everywhere. Oslo is nice and has some good museums, but... Go to the Lofoten Islands."
And so we did. But I'm getting ahead of myself. I need to write this blog chronologically or I ...
... Park Corner. All the ceremonies today were hosted by the New Zealand High Commission but, for the first time, everything was done jointly with the Australian High Commission – apparently as a trial for 2015 (the Centenary Year of Anzac Day). Whilst we were waiting to catch the bus to Hyde Park Corner, another bus off-loaded a group of Australians and Kiwis, in fact we were surprised at how many people were at the Dawn Service. After we checked out of ...
Other places to stay in Schiermonnikoog
Reeweg 1, Schiermonnikoog | Hotelfrom $139
Badweg 17, Schiermonnikoog | Hotelfrom $162
Reeweg 2, Schiermonnikoog | Hotelfrom $69
Langestreek 94, Schiermonnikoog | Hotelfrom $118
Badweg 91, Schiermonnikoog | Hotelfrom $135