Skip to main content

Sassnitz 2014

Well I am doing pretty good at keep these posts about a year behind...Not exactly what I had planned, but hopefully I will catch up. So just over a year ago we went up to Sassnitz and Jasmund National Park for a long weekend. We had some vacation time to use up so we headed up to the coast since we hadn't yet. When looking for places to go explore along the Baltic coast I found the chalk cliffs of Jasmund National Park and that sounded fun so off we went! This will be a lot of photos of our walks along the cliffs and beaches.


First views of the pedestrian bride that goes from the docks to the town on the hill.


We arrived at lunchtime and it was sunny out so we ate sandwiches while waiting to check in


We wandered around town that afternoon.




The waterfront was very nice to walk along 



 
There were lots of old foundations and stuff

 
It was chilly,but sunny and beautiful


 
Then suddenly it was crazy foggy! It was clear one minute, then the next you couldn't see very far from the fog. It kept coming and going and was lots of fun to walk along the shore in. 














 
The start/end of the path back to town


 
There was a lighthouse way out in the water so after exploring the beach we headed out there. 

 
There is snow on the steps! And some patches along the walkway out there. 

 
Looking back to town


 
The next day we got up and went to explore the woods at the top of the cliffs. Sassnitz was a strange little town. Lots of run down buildings that were abandoned, then some nice buildings with businesses and restaurants. An odd combination and I know we were not there during peak tourist times but it felt really dead. 


 
It was overcast and cool, but a lovely walk in the woods. 




 
From above you can see the lighter patches in the water. 






 
There was an overlook where you could walk out on this little walkway and look down. Fun! The photo below is looking down from that point. 









 
The pedestrian bridge at night

 
The last day we got up and it was much clearer, but still chilly. We walked along the top of the cliffs again through the woods, but then went down and explored the beaches as well. 







 
There were a few places along the top of the cliff with stair access to the beach













 
And back to town

 
The lighthouse we walked out to the first night



And finally heading home in the evening. It was a gorgeous long weekend!

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

We are off!!

So Phillip and Dana were gracious enough to take us to the border on Friday afternoon and we started hiking! It has been amazing and fun and we have been meeting a lot of very nice people all over the place. On the second day we had this awful hike up a canyon that was just soooo hot and bleh and when we got to the top we met some people out day hiking who gave us ice water! It was amazing!! Anyways we cannot upload the audio or photos at the library here in Julian, so hopefully in Warner Springs we can get them up. The first days were really hot, but yesterday was freezing! We were very glad we had all of our gear with us as in the morning it was soooo cold and windy we had our hats and gloves and jackets and long underwear on. It was crazy how windy it was....literally blowing me over on the trail. I was glad I had my hiking poles as without them I am sure I would have fallen numerous times just due to the wind. We have been hiking pretty far the last 2 days, 15-16 miles each da

Railay Beach, Thailand - Day 1

  Getting to Railay Beach from Bangkok kind of takes forever. We had taken the overnight train from Bangkok to Surat Thai where we had to switch to a bus to take us to Krabi. I slept much better on the train that night. I had put in my earplugs and only woke up a few times. It was great. I woke up around 6 and was ready to go. Raymond was just like you are so wakey! I was just like yeah - I actually slept! So I was all refreshed and ready to go.    We had picked up some banana muffins in Bangkok for breakfast, as well as leftovers from our feast the night before, and the muffins were delicious! We should have gotten more of them than we did. So we got to Surat Thani and had to switch to a bus like I said. It was a bit confusing where we should go and what was going on, but we got on the bus and it took us into Surat Thani Town. That bus was really nice so I thought the trip to Krabi would be great. Only we had to wait a bit and switch buses and the new bus, the one that took us

Roller Derby World Cup, Manchester 2018

Last year was the roller derby world cup in Manchester! I love roller derby world cup! I love watching all the teams from all over the world and seeing how they have improved and oh it is so much fun!! Last year there were 38 teams! It was awesome. We got into Manchester at lunchtime and had a crazy big lunch at Mod's Vegan Cafe at the Thirsty Scholar which was delicious! Vegan English breakfast, a burger with fries and onion rings It was rainy so we didn't wander around much, but I made Raymond go out in the afternoon to check out The John Rylands Library which was super cool. And so many super old books! It is really the only sightseeing we did while in Manchester as we had so much derby to watch! Dinner at V Rev - soup, mac and cheese, and fired seitan plate - delicious! Waiting to get into roller derby - the line was sooooooo long! I should have printed off our tickets, but I forgot. It took over an hour to