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  • Day76

    Schaproder

    September 10, 2016 in Germany ⋅ ☀️ 20 °C

    Today we visited a tree canopy boardwalk near Prora in the middle of Rügen Island. Will was skeptical at first but it turned out to be really fun with sections cut out of the boards and replaced with 'stepping stones', ropes or horizontal ladders. The view when we got to the top of the 40m high viewing platform was amazing.

    Next on the list of things Vicky had for us to do was to visit Hiddensee Island. A ferry left from Shaproder and there was a campsite nearby. It was €18 but very convenient for the ferry and we'd been staying at a number of free places prior to coming on to Rügen so we thought we'd treat ourselves.

    We asked the manager for one night and he responded strangely by asking if we were sure... Showing us to a good spot he asked us to register later when they were less busy. Exploring, we found it was right next to the beach and had a sail boat hire company operating on site. We returned and with a little embarrassment, asked for 2 nights, making the manager laugh in a good humoured way and exclaim "I knew it! It's always the same!"
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