First Hotel Europa
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... live in Sweden because houses are cheaper and commute to work in Denmark. As both are EU countries it is not a problem. I also found out that Denmark is known to have the best chocolates in the world - according to the Danes, Anthon Berg chocolates are the Mercedes Benz of chocolate! One of the favourites is plum in Madeira and I must admit it was delicious. Now for some interesting facts about today's destination, a place ...
... that the whole world can understand Danish and so make 90% of their information boards in their local language.
After a short drive we arrived in Aalborg and having learned from our parking in Skagen we found some free parking on the outskirts of the city center before riding into the city on our bikes. The city is very old with some buildings dating back to the 1700's. We spent a bit of time just drifting around and taking in the atmosphere before ...
... that took us through the bush on some off-road tracks which made the trip good fun.
After a good braai we climbed into bed for a well-deserved rest. At 2.30am I was awoken by the call of nature. On looking outside I saw that the sky was still light and in fact looked like a sunrise or sunset in progress. One could see quite clearly even though there was no moon. The midnight sun I guess…….really a beautiful ...
Onto Hobro which looked like a pretty scummy town / city but was our gateway to Fyrkat, the Viking Fortress and reconstructed farmstead. The fortress is from 980 in Harald Bluetooth's time (Google will tell you all about it if you're interested!) We had great fun wandering around the two sites, re-enacting the Viking ways! Back on the road to Auning for a two ...
We woke up quite early and did some last minute preparations, a small breakfast (as my stomach was too excited to eat normally) and a final bathroom break.
Trip started at 9:11 from the dorms. First we had to walk to the place we planned to start hitch-hiking. That took about 50 minutes. On our way we found some cherry trees on the side of the road and the cherries were dark red and delicious, but we had to get to our destination. So we ...