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 ...
... a few snaps and head out of town.
We had to laugh at one women who was sitting in a sun lounger in the roadway as none of the houses had gardens they just came straight out onto the street, everyone who is heading into the port area from the carparks has to walk down that street, I couldn't stand it, everyone one can see into your house, you would never have any privacy.
And we head to ...
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