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... back on the train, where we sat next to a some folks who were helping out a wear refugee from Ukraine. It was really touching to see the Danes rally around him, one guy paid his train ticket to Copenhagen.
We were back in time for a great meal waiting for us by Katy O!
Since my last blog, Ive left Holland, been through Germany
and am now on the North (ish) coast of Denmark heading towards the ferry port
to get to Norway.
On my way through Germany I had a very brief, spur of the
moment stop in Hamburg. It was never my intention to stop in Hamburg, but when
the sat nav pretty much decided to take me through the centre, I decided that
this trip was made for such spur of the moment decisions, ...
Tonight we are staying outside of Aalborg. We travelled to Skagen which is located at the northern tip of the Jutland peninsula. It is a major shipping centre and fishing town. During the summer it is also a tourist town. Very quaint houses - likely many are vacation rentals. Then we headed back south to Aalborg where we will stay overnight before taking the ferry to Sweden tomorrow ...
I absolutely adore Aalborg! It is not a tourist part of Denmark by any means but it is wonderful. The people are so lovely and friendly, it is very safe and clean, the night life is great, it is beautiful and the food!...... I don't think the food gets any better than it does in Denmark!
I have been here twice already but plan on going many more times and hope, one day to go on a more permanent basis :-)
I got a more positive view of people in general I would say. We were met with more hospitality then I had ever hoped for on this trip.
Maybe we where in too much of a hurry to get around. It would have been very nice to stay longer in some places, I believe. Also, I learned a little Spanish, French and Italian, but not much. It was very funny to try to get rides with words I hardly knew what they meant. I don't regret that we didn't go to Venice, ...