Travel Blogs from Ålborg
... 800Ad in the era of the Vikings. We wandered around the cobblestoned streets before taking cover during a passing thunderstorm in a local pizza restaurant, followed by our first tasting of Danish Waffles and ice-cream which didn’t disappoint. Once the rain had cleared we made our way to the 5 star Ribe Camp ground, complete with an outdoor heated swimming pool, an animal farm, a beautiful kitchen and lounge and private showers where pleasant music played. It ...
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 ...
... some ice
Again it was boiling out here and I was suffering in all this heat. Being a
Scotsman I'm just not use to temperatures like this ;-)
While walking around here in the marina I realised it was not a normal day
here and that something was happening and after wandering further I discovered
it was "Harbour Day". This apparently happens once every year and everything
from the ships to the cranes and factories in the area are open to the ...
... 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 ...
... for dinner.
In the Neptune Lounge tonight the entertainment was a Geordie comedian called Dave Kristian, who’d we’d seen five years ago on the Boudicca on our voyage to Svalbard. So another familiar face! Luckily his act had changed since then (some of them don’t change their acts for a decade!) so we enjoyed a side-splitting 45 minutes of his show, which really ...