Travel Blogs from Aurich
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 ...
... 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 ...
... with the wind behind us we were still heading in the right direction-however when we got to a roadside map we realised we were quite a bit off course! Too tired to retrace our route back into a headwind - we rerouted back in the direction where we thought the campground was. By this time it was getting late & to much disgust by the girls (as they were not keen to wildcamp another night), Darren found another little discreet spot in a clump of woods beneath a ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
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