Our trip from Germany to Poland and Our Exploration of Leba, Poland (June 7 - June 10, 2014)

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June 10th 2014
Published: June 23rd 2014
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We just completed a 31 hour crossing from the town of Stralsund in Germany to Leba, Poland. When you leave Stralsund you must wait for a bridge opening so we left the harbor about 8AM for an 8:20AM opening time. It reminded us of the many bridge openings we had waited for on our trip down the East coast going through the ICW back in 2010. We looked like ducklings all in a row as we waited patientl... Read Full Entry

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Look Closely Look Closely
Look Closely

and you can see the people walking over the top of the dune
The Neptun HotelThe Neptun Hotel
The Neptun Hotel

has been in busy here since 1907 and is still very popular today with a great location
Fishing is Alive and Well in this AreaFishing is Alive and Well in this Area
Fishing is Alive and Well in this Area

as can be seen by the numerous fishing boats and the fresh fish being sold from them
The Touristy Area of LebaThe Touristy Area of Leba
The Touristy Area of Leba

with its pirate ships giving rides to those that would like to get out on the water
The WaterfrontThe Waterfront
The Waterfront

lined with numerous cafes and shops
The National Park near LebaThe National Park near Leba
The National Park near Leba

protecting the forest, lakes, peat bogs, shoreline and sand dunes located in this area
The Bike Ride To the DunesThe Bike Ride To the Dunes
The Bike Ride To the Dunes

took you through this lovely pine forest
Information on the DunesInformation on the Dunes
Information on the Dunes

was nicely translated into English here in the Park
The Dunes Taking Over the ForestThe Dunes Taking Over the Forest
The Dunes Taking Over the Forest

as it moves constantly inward from the sea
Trekking Across the DunesTrekking Across the Dunes
Trekking Across the Dunes

fortunately they do rope off sections that people are not to walk across keeping it pristine
The "Back" Side of the DuneThe "Back" Side of the Dune
The "Back" Side of the Dune

as it starts to enter the forest area
The White Sand BeachThe White Sand Beach
The White Sand Beach

that makes one boundary of the Park
The Edge of the Beach and DunesThe Edge of the Beach and Dunes
The Edge of the Beach and Dunes

where many have their picnics and enjoy the views
Remains of the TreesRemains of the Trees
Remains of the Trees

seen on the beach with the tree trunks and stumps remaining
Long Walks on the DunesLong Walks on the Dunes
Long Walks on the Dunes

definitely worked the calf muscles, but it was worth it with beautiful views in all directions
Hard to Show YouHard to Show You
Hard to Show You

but this is quite a long, uphill incline

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