in Heligoland Town
weather, spas and natural beauty, duty-free
shopping is the main reason people go to Helgoland.
is a wide
variety of scents and cosmetics,
hard liquor, tobacco
products and fashion items, all at duty-free prices. Of course, there
are also customs agents waiting for you when you get back onto the boat,
checking to see that you aren't taking back more than the allotted
quantities. Basically, given the limits, it means you can save
enough to pay for the boat trip. At those times when the weather on
is fresh and clear in counterpoint to a foggy, clammy or muggy
condition on the mainland, it’s definitely worth the trip.
did a little
shopping and did
buy some items, but were more interested in hiking
on the trails and photographing the birds.