Travel Blogs from Schiermonnikoog
Stayed on the outskirts of a large campsite with lots of Germans on their way into The Netherlands. On the second day caught the train into Groningen which is the capital of the region and I think the main city in northern Netherlands. Had loads going on, lots of nice shops, cafes and restaurants, even ...
... at this old windmill that is still being used today, unfortunately it was also an open day, so there were quite a few people there.
Today, Stephan and his g/friend Anke and their lovely little boy Casper came to visit, he has said that they want to come to Australia for a visit, so we are going to keep telling him in case he forgets, was a lovely morning.
Couldn't sleep as I was worried about catching the train to Groningen with 2 suit cases, imagining all sorts of things, but need not have worried, it was a breeze, well kinda, when trying to sleep your mind seems to play tricks and come up with the most ridiculous thoughts that you wouldn't entertain during day light hours.
The train station staff are not very accommodating to say the least, still, ...
Another beautiful sunny day saw us cycling out of camp to explore Lake Lauwersoog. Corinne now has a map holder on her bike which we had brought the day before. Confident in our navigational ability we set off down the eastern shoreline. Once again the paths are well prepared and where they are not tarred are concreted they are well graveled......no potholes :).
The ride took us through the farming areas where the ...
Today we decided to make a move up to the far north of Holland to a place called Lauwersoog. Lauwversoog is a World Heritage Site and is interesting in that the open sea is separated from the inland lake by a huge dyke. The sea water to the north of the dyke is salt whilst the water to the south of the dyke is fresh and possibly as much as 15 meters below the mean sea level.
On the way ...
Other places to stay in Schiermonnikoog
Reeweg 1, Schiermonnikoog | Hotelfrom $139
Badweg 17, Schiermonnikoog | Hotelfrom $162
Reeweg 2, Schiermonnikoog | Hotelfrom $69
Langestreek 94, Schiermonnikoog | Hotelfrom $118
Badweg 91, Schiermonnikoog | Hotelfrom $135