Travel Blogs from Aabybro
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restaurants were handing out small little tastes of local food which mainly
consisted of fish.
With the sun beating down as it was I had to keep buying drinks and as per
usual here in Norway one is looking at about £4 per can/bottle of cola or £2.50
Finally all the excitement had to end and I boarded my bike and headed off
towards the port to catch the ferry to Denmark.
I sat about 15 or so minutes in the queue of cars ...
We had an early morning as although the ferry didn't arrive until 9am we were woken at 6am and told we had to be out if the cabin by 7am. Lovely start to the day. Once in Hirtshals it was simple to book a ferry to Kritiansand in Norway and we were back on a ferry by 12:15 though this one was a shorter trip with much better entertainment on board. It was a lovely sunny day so spend most of the trip on the deck enjoying the ...
After a decent breakfast near the harbour we queued up for the ferry to the Faroe Islands. It was a bit disorganised to be fair, four queues but only one open gate that eventually people where approaching from all angles. We were in the lane furthest away so had the more challenging route. After we got through the first gate I had to leave the car and make my own way on board which was fine as it meant ...
... t see much. Arrived at the campsite just outside Hirtshals around 8pm. Local restaurant was closed so we picked up some food and drink at a local store and headed back to our cabin. We'd booked some simple bunks but the guy on the front desk convinced us for a little more we could have a basic cabin. Probably not a bad call. It gets dark a lot later here, after 9pm and will only get later as we head north and mid summers ...
... being a transportation hub...lockers, apparently all luggage storage is banned in Denmark due to terrorism, so a 9 hour layover is not ideal. The terminal also conveniently closes for a couple of hours in the afternoon before the night ferries leave. We gathered up our bags and headed into town for lunch and a little sightseeing. At Hirtshals Kro the breaded and fried fish was delicious ...
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