Ringhotel Koehler Forsthaus
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... houses the ferry terminal which services routes to the outlying islands. Even though we weren't taking a ferry, we took the opportunity to hang out in the warmth & enjoyed some local fries with mayonnaise. We topped up our water supplies & headed out into the evening. The wind had died down, making for very pleasant cycling along the sea wall where numerous sheep grazed. We were on the lookout for a wild camping site for the evening. By 9pm our ...
So we travelled south driving on the motorways thru a tunnel under the river in Hamburg and headed for Bremen. The roads were blocked heading the other direction, I guess if there's been one accident then the whole motorway system shuts down. Luckily our way is flowing freely.
But not for long, soon we are in a traffic jam, moving very slowly, so we decide to exit at the next junction and head ...
So we started the day as three with Paul kindly guiding us the 20km to the German border. We got there by 10am and said our goodbyes. The rest of the day was spent trying to get as Far East as we could passing through the lovely town of Weener where we couldn't resist getting a photo next to the sign. The wheels finally stopped turning at Westerstrabe and ...
... from. We hopped on the bikes again but still couldn't find it so I stopped and asked a guy in his driveway where the campsite was and after a moment he said "you can schhtay here!" Neil and I couldn't believe it and thought it's too good to turn down! We followed him round the back of the house not sure what to expect then the garden just opened up with a stunning view over fields and a lake. We pitched our tent and Paul (the guy in the driveway) came over to us with 2 cold beers in ...
... in front of me masquerading, first as crab soup and secondly as my favourite fish, Dorada. At any other time I would have returned both, but the place was full and I didn’t want another long wait. So, I ate up like a good boy and washed it down with three bottles of mineral water and a coffee (the latter to rid my mouth of the taste of the Dorada!)
Distance for the day: 79 km
Distance so far: 462 ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed