At sea today and taking our time getting back to Copenhagen. Around 8 pm we went under the Great Belt suspension bridge which links the islands of Zealand and Funen and enables everyone to drive from mainland Europe to Sweden via Denmark. It has the world's largest span of 1.6 km (the largest outside of Asia). It was a spectacular sight as we sailed beneath and blew our signature siren!
Wayne and Lyn's 2014 Adventure
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Denmark's second largest city and port. It is a commercial port so had to be transported by shuttle bus to outside of port gates. The royal yacht was moored up but no sign of Fred or Mary! Walked around the town and saw the cathedral (Denmark's longest and tallest but not large by most standards in Europe)! Strolled along the Stroget (lots of shops and cheaper than Copenhagen). The most interesting buildings were the art museum which is 10 floors high and has a l...
A beautiful and relaxing canal tour around Copenhagen this morning then out to the ocean quay to board the Royal Princess. This will be our home for the next 12 days (along with 3800 others). The ship is massive! Wayne got a bit excited and drank a few too many Buds but is relaxing to be on board.
Surprisingly checking in at Heathrow was a breeze. All smooth flying to Copenhagen, arrived at hotel 4:30 pm local time. We managed to get onto the last hop-on-hop-off bus and got around to see all the sights (even the cruise ship terminal). A bit cloudy and cool but not raining. Dinner and drinks were very expensive here (about $225 for 4 meals and 6 beers)!