Travel Blogs from Aurich
... an actual air raid bunker,now a museum ,where up to 380 people sheltered during bombing.It was easy to imagine the terror that they felt. Today Emden has a major ship building industry and car manufacturing,amoungst others.VW makes it's Passat car here, and exports thousands of cars from here all over the world.Ten thousand people are employed at VW . Off the northern coast ,across the North Sea ,are a string of islands ,the East and ...
... being couped up in a tent in the rain-we invited them to our cabin for the evening. We spent a delightful evening with them-talking till midnight. Their company was awesome! They too were planning to cycle the 32 km land bridge, but due to their tight schedule they had to complete it the next day, rain, headwind or sunshine.
Unfortunately in the morning we all woke to headwinds & rain! While we had the privilege and flexibility to wait out the ...
... I buy a bit of Delft pottery, we have a drink in a nice little bar on the canal and then off again this time to Volendam.
I had been there before but Kerry hadn't. It was suppose to be a fishing village but it is just a tourist spot now, a place for the rich to park up their huge boats and sit and pose. So many stalls all selling herrings, eels, cockles, fish things, and not appealing to us so ...
... time we camped up and walked into the town the annual food festival had just started! This consisted of all the hotel chefs in the area setting up stalls in the main square serving small portions of their finest dishes for 5 euros each. 4 courses in, we were very satisfied and waddled back to the tent for an early night in preparation for a big day ...
... back in the country lanes after about 10km of faffing around in the suburbs. We were pretty tired and had lost a lot of time by then so getting to Germany was looking more and more unlikely. Alec: Once in the countryside we decided to head for a village called Beerta looking to find a campsite like the one on the previous night. When we arrived there there were no signs for a campsite! We asked in the chicken cafe if there was one close by and they pointed us back in the direction we ...
Other places to stay in Aurich
Hoheberger Weg 192, Aurich | 4 star hotelfrom $167
Hoheberger Weg 17, Aurich | 3 star hotelfrom $146
Burgstrasse, Aurich | Hotelfrom $100
Bahnhofstrasse 4, Aurich | Hotelfrom $157
Am Sandkrug 6, Aurich | Hotelfrom $101