Travel Blogs from Aurich
Arrived on time and bought a Dutch sim card for my phone. I'll be here for a while and lots of people to contact and it will be handy for transport apps to have a bit of data too. Then off to get a transport card for travelling on the trains and maybe buses too.
I found the right train with one change at Zwolle and then Rosa met me at Groningen train station.
It is great to be here and it is sunny and warm!
Me, Tamara, Carmen, and their grandma spent the past week in Langeoog. It is pretty small island, but it has been so much fun. The island doesn't allow cars so we have to bike everywhere, and it is honestly a nice change. It's very peaceful here and the beach is so beautiful. Yes, it is in the North Sea, so the water was freezing but we still went swimming and had such a great time. I definitely hope to come back and vacation ...
... Islands accessed by ferry and now UNESCO rated and protected.When the tide is out some can be accessed by a mud flat walk (about 6 kms) led by a nature park guide.Seals are seen sunbathing on the sand banks.These small island resorts are quite different to Australian coastal resorts.In places the foreshore sand is leased to companies hiring cane/canvas beach chairs called "Strandkorb"which seat 2 people.There are many little beach cafes selling ...
... houses the ferry terminal which services routes to the outlying islands. Even though we weren't taking a ferry, we took the opportunity to hang out in the warmth & enjoyed some local fries with mayonnaise. We topped up our water supplies & headed out into the evening. The wind had died down, making for very pleasant cycling along the sea wall where numerous sheep grazed. We were on the lookout for a wild camping site for the evening. By 9pm our ...
... 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 ...
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