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Travel Blogs from Storvorde
We have just passed a trike pulling a caravan (?!) I couldn't decide whether I liked that idea or not, Derek could ride in the van! (Hope he's behaving Ann) Then we passed a place called Stuckenborstal which made us chuckle.
An uneventful day with a little bit of scenery, but nothing to what I hope we have in store. A lovely site with views over the ...
I of course had an amazing time. First it started with me being lifted by
crane inside a container and then it was on and off a number of ships and
finally I took a flight over the city in a helicopter.
If ever the saying was true at "being at the right place at the right time"
then it sure was today. I certainly never in my life expected all this to happen
today here in Kristiansand.
In all my life I have done many things and travelled in ...
... and once done we set off , under engine initially as we headed out into the choppy sea against a F3 SSW wind. At 10:00 the wind seemed to veer a little ie become more favourable so we turned off the engine. However, by 10:30 it became apparent that we wouldn't get anywhere in daylight at the rate and direction we were sailing so reluctantly, the engine was re-employed and also, the decision was made to head ...
... thing we noticed was that the locals seemed to like their water fountains, and there was a large, artistic arrangement of fountains in the square near the John Bull pub, just over the road from our ship.
As we were only spending a half day here, and had to be back on board by one o’clock, the time flew and we were back on the Black Watch in time for our lunch, which we ate on ...
... started my now innate habit of laying down on the grass of some park and reading for a bit (and finally could take up on the André’s book recommendation – The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac).
The harbour area, recommended by Johan, was my favourite part of the city. It combined the old rusty iron elements of a harbour with leisure spaces, small gardens and a lot of places to sit and chill out. Nice.
Halfway through my stroll ...