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As the clocks had gone back and we'd gone to bed by midnight we were up and on the road by 9:30am, all attired in our Viking TShirts we headed to Denmark!
The plan for the day was lunch in Sonderborg, where Neil used to sail with the Army, and then to Kiel for the night.
Then, a late change of plan on the way to Kiel and we ended up in the Baltic seaside town of Eckernförde.
Eckernförde stellplatz was good with ...
... time to pop to Denmark but unfortunately so was Denmark closed :-/
We managed to find one open supermarket and a bar where we purchased large Carlsbergs while Lucy performed a show dancing round the quiet bar. We didn't stay there long!
The cash machine was a highlight of the day, withdrawing 300 kroner felt like loads but turned out to be about £30. At 62 kroner a beer our cash did not last ...
Drove to Flensburg and had a lovely day at this charming port town. A great shopping area with lots of churches. I should have mentioned our car as we come to the end of our driving trip tomorrow. We ( meaning Ron) have driven over 2400 km on the German autobahns reaching speeds of 170 km legally. The roads were good (except for road works) the drivers were good as well. Trucks stayed at the same speed in the slow lane. When we had to merge everyone took it in ...
... music, hot dogs and beer. It is the oldest market town in Denmark but today hosts several more modern industries.
We visited the art museum and there were several excellent displays. The museum is located in one of the buildings which was part of the original castle.
The displays illustrated the many local crafts of the region. There was also an interesting display of the transition of religion throughout the area. It traced the movement from ...
... using information recovered. The settlement is also a living history museum as there are ship builders, weavers, and metal crafters using methods from the time of the settlement. A link to the museum: http://www.vikingsofbjornstad.com/Museu mHaithabu.htm
The ship builders were most interesting, one was cutting the large planks with an axe while the other pieced the planks together and did the fine trim work. ...