Grand Hotel Binz
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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With the weather set fair, we decided to keep the bikes for an extra day. Liz and I walked over the hill to Gross Zicker to pick up some bread for the picnic, and once the girls were up, the picnic made, and the sun tan cream on, we headed for the beach. Unfortunately a few jelly fish prevented any serious swimming, but we spent a relaxing few hours on the sand - with the mobile coffee & ice cream cart arriving just as we finished ...
... was genuinely cold - but I suspect the author of that particular Lonely Planet section must have been on extra commission from the local tourist board.
We DID find a very nice coffee shop, and the main church and the Rathaus were very ornate. Otherwise the place had a rather flat feel to it. After the visit to St Nikolai's church, Liz began to feel the cold, and went back to the car. The girls did some wondering around the shops, and I was determined to visit ...
... a HUGE traffic jam. At first we thought it was just the queue for the level crossing. However, it soon became evident that there was a major blockage. After about 20 minutes of going virtually nowhere, and the Sat Nav indicating that a 50 minute journey to Stralsund was now looking like 2 hours, we decided to give up!
So, we returned to the house and made an early lunch. The weather had closed in, and rain was falling, so Olivia ...
... the largest yacht in the harbour, the only one without a black, red and yellow German flag.
We returned to the house at lunch time, to discover Olivia and Alex trying out the sauna (yes - the house has a sauna! Not that it was high on our list of requirements....in fact, it probably comes above a jacuzzi, but below a snooker table [for example - neither of which we have!]).
The workings of the sauna kept them amused for some time, ...
... the little village of Gross Zicker (Klein Zicker, across another inlet, must have been tiny!). Here I discovered a small bakery, and at least four establishments selling "Rauscherfisch" (smoked fish), and "Fischbrot" (literally, fish bread - ie, fish in a bread roll). For a few Euros you could have a breakfast of smoked fish and half a litre of beer, followed by a coffee. I think I will stick to a flat white and croissant (although so far it is proving ...