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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... It is well known for its sand sculpture festival, running from May to October each year. The theme for the sculptures this year was Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales. As well as the impressive sand sculptures, there were timber and metal sculptures. Inside, they had a rock'n'roll museum, heavily focussed on Elvis. They had many items on display. We then drove further north along the coast to Hirtshals, where we visited an Oceanarium. They had a number of large ...
... albeit we had expected this, until the 10:00 opening of the road bridge. We were not alone, indeed by the time the road bridge opened, the rail bridge had allowed another few boats through, so that a little fleet were on their way eastwards at 10:01 after the bridge opened.
Initially we all were under engine but as the wind picked up and the direction of travel became more favourable, we all, more or less, started sailing. Whilst we were ...
... offices are always in town somewhere so that is where we headed. Ålborg’s centre is a bit of a walk from the marina, some km or more. Indeed what came as a surprise, to me at least, is that Ålborg is a sizeable town, with over 200,000 residents and making it #4 in Denmark’s big league. It felt strange to be in a town again, with cars and buses and noise but the plethora of partially dressed young women, making the most of the summery ...
... by the friendly owners from Lübeck and we were safely tied up by 17:15.
Again it’s a bit of a walk to the old but clean facilities and again we have wifi. It seems that Denmark has leapt from being the worst to the best in terms of providing wifi access to boat users, well done Denmark! There is also a chandlery nearby so I shall call there in the morning. All in all, we were pleased with our selection of berth and looked forward ...
... but once you add Greenland & Ferra Islands (which are part of Denmark) it becomes one of the largest nations with the smallest population. Lots of windmills / wind turbines producing sustainable energy dot the landscape in a similar way to Germany. There are more motorways in Denmark and while the Nowegians love building tunnels the Danes love building bridges. They have even built a bridge to Sweden and apparently ...