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A Surprise Visit

I came to Hel by accident. Waiting for a bus from Krokowa to Wejherowa, early on Sunday morning, the bus for Hel just happened to arrive first. The sun was beginning to go into overdrive and suddenly, a day at the seaside became a much more attractive option then visiting a town. And look at all the places we would pass through en route! Husband's reminder that we had planned to visit Hel later in the week with friends was dismissed. The bus for Hel had arrived, we were meant to go to Hel and that was all there was to it. We anticipated an interesting Sunday and believe me that was exactly what we got.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:As pretty as a picture
  • Cons:Probably a better place to visit off-season
  • In a nutshell:'This could be heaven or this could be hell'.
  • Last visit to Hel: Jul 2006
  • Intro Updated Nov 6, 2006
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  • briantravelman's Profile Photo
    Jul 31, 2014 at 2:08 PM

    This place was cool. I visit a week before the tourist season began, and I agree that it is better. It's not as crowded.
    That's cool how you didn't plan to go there, and just got on the bus. I've done that before too. Those kinds of adventures are always fun.

    AC/DC was right, "Hell, Aint A Bad Place To Be"

  • craic's Profile Photo
    Oct 10, 2007 at 11:11 AM

    with no directions back to Ireland you could have got stuck in hel

  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Jun 12, 2007 at 11:58 AM

    Excellent!! Love your style of writing, makes everything sound so interesting.

  • iandsmith's Profile Photo
    Jun 7, 2007 at 5:35 AM

    Haven't been to Hel but I've been near Lost! Wonderful tips.

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Mar 12, 2007 at 12:12 PM

    Lovely page! Hope to get there one day...

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Feb 17, 2007 at 12:07 AM

    One more splendid description, thanks a lot!

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Feb 13, 2007 at 4:32 PM

    Excellent presentation of Hel. Beautiful photographs, and, as usual, your narrations are outstanding.

  • sihi's Profile Photo
    Nov 30, 2006 at 5:21 PM

    Nice page of Hel, interesting tips!!:)

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Nov 29, 2006 at 12:19 PM

    Heaven or Hel - bet your glad you didn't miss the bus!

  • christine.j's Profile Photo
    Nov 16, 2006 at 4:07 AM

    A cat seeking refuge in a megelithic stone shelter?? I had to laugh when I saw your picture. Again a great page!

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