17.12.2014 - 17.12.2014 7 °C
Another rainy day met us, so we had breakfast then talked about the day ahead. I've completed the family history activities that had led us to Denmark. Lynn didn’t really like Denmark...although comfortable and cosy in the accommodation...she just didn’t feel good in the area. Maybe some research on this coastal area is needed.
The decision was to pack up and drive to Hamburg, change the hire car to an automatic and reduce the travel time to Koln on Friday. The wind and rain while driving was almost cyclonic, a good thing the roads are excellent as there were times we couldn’t see 10 metres in front of the car.
Every day John decides to replicate the morning exercise classes they have on TV in Denmark, although his exercise gear is his thermals as he is in the progress of dressing. As one of the grandsons would say, "Tilly Boy".
Avis changed the vehicle to a Ford...so much better to drive, diesel, heated seats, a hatchback...and is over 300 euro cheaper??????? Something to be aware of when travelling...when you go to pick up your car at the airport they all try to upgrade the vehicle...which we spent hours online selecting.
Since we had not planned to stay at Hamburg, Lynn got online at the airport to airbnb to find a room for 2 nights. Process was really easy although last minute and we stayed with Nicolas an electrical engineer with Airbus. His home was 3 levels and the furniture and fittings were high quality.
Nicolas was in his early 30’s, French decent, lived in England for 5 years and loaded with information on the sites to see in Hamburg. He provided us with a schedule of train number, times, places to eat, things to see in Hamburg in a day.
If your Hamburg bound - you can't really go paste this BnB in Wedel.