Travel Blogs from Sallingsund
... After driving around aimlessly looking for a
car parking space I gave up and decided that Sylt wasn’t the place for me to
visit after all, and head off to my overnight stop, all be it very early in the
day, not quite sure what I was going to do with myself.
When I turn up at my over night stay in Ribe (at around
2pm!) I notice a tourist info board that tells me that I am in the oldest town
in Denmark. Well that has to ...
... day. She was happy with the compromise for a ritzy campground with a pool, rather than a hotel. We had been informed of an excellent interactive Viking museum and reconstructed Viking village which we planned to visit on her birthday. Sadly Hannah awoke on her birthday with a tummy bug and with that all our special plans had to be abandoned! Darren took Gracie to the museums while Hannah and I had a quiet morning at the campground, venturing out for a quick ...
... drive. But who are we to be sensible (sorry mum).... luckily for us, with our hearts pounding we were successful and made it the 11km across to Mando island.
Perfect timing in fact, as we immediately joined a tour on a local tractor bus that goes 6km's across the mud flats before reaching a seal reserve. The seals were gorgeous, majority lay on the sand uninterested by our arrival, but those that did played in the surf teasing ...
A nice scenic drive back home, with a little dirt road thrown in for fun (thanks to Eleanor our Copilot), with further fun thrown in when the car decided that it did not have enogh oil. A frantic phone call made to Eurocar.... Is the display red or yellow? Yellow. Ok drive to the nearest servo put some oil in and we will reimburse you.
I did not linger very long, big black clouds started dropping rain on me.
I headed east along the 29 & 11 skirting and crossing more fjords until I hit the 55 where I turned north again at Aabybro (easy for you to say), eventually out running the rain and back into hazy sun.
The road led back to the coast at Lokken and finally Hirtshals, arriving just after mid-day.