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Arriving in Hirtshals we had to walk about 2km from the train station to the ferry terminal, a little bit of a trudge with a big backpack and the wind of the North Sea blowing in your face, but we made it. Once on board our ship, MS Stavangerfjord we found our little cabin before heading off to explore the ship. Hmmm not that much to see or do really, time for cards before going to the back of the ship to wave good bye to Denmark. Feeling a bit peckish we then headed to ...
... br> We had one more stop to make and that was the Grenen (the tip). This stretch of sand divides the North Sea from the Straits of Denmark. Once you arrive at the parking area you can walk to the tip or take the sandworm. The sandworm is a large tractor with special wheels made for the deep sand. Each tractor tows a carriage loaded with tourists or beach goers. It seems that all 50,000 people visiting Skagen were at the beach today.
... full of coffee cups, cokes and red bulls. Second sleep in the car in the car next to a little pond round the back of a hotel and had my first experience of a not fully dark night as I looked towards the North and my destination the next morning. Slept that night full of anticipation for having finished with the boring driving and looking forward to Norway and beyond.
1161 km driving - 11,400 steps
We left early in the morning around 4.00 am to make sure we arrived on time in Hirtshals to get on our boat to Bergen. Our trip went extremely well from Belgium over the Netherlands into
Germany and then on to Danmark to the most northern point to take the 9.30 pm boat. We hardly had any traffic on the road except for a small traffic jam just after the Elbe ...
... the clean and crisp mountains of Tyrol were spectacular but before we knew it we were crossing another border.
Into Germany we went, somewhere we've already visited three times before on various trips from London. Luckily, Germany still had plenty to offer and we set about exploring a bit of Bavaria before heading further. First stop was the Neuschwanstein castle, a stunning construction placed on a ...