Travel Blogs from Oldenburg
... from the fast lane! Arrived in Vegesack (not far from Bremen) at 1430 hours, just over 430 kilometres and found the camping car place easily - as before right next to the Weser but we were pleased to find that there was no snow unlike last January! This 'aire' has electricity at one euro per eight hours, extremely useful for our Tassimo ...
... where Peter had another stall & here he was very busy selling mainly the pot holders & smaller items. Apparently the people see his display & often come back to commission works & he has quite a full order book.
Finally we moved on to Bad Zwischenahahn where there is a 5.5sq km lake with yachts & pleasure boats set in very fine parkland gardens & here again were ...
... how much further it was and my
fuel gauge flashing "Reserve" I decided to stop.
Of course here I had to use the card which gets bank charges here in
Denmark and also in UK so its a double fee. With the silly system they have at
the pumps here I had to pay at the pump with my card and so could not even buy a
coffee and pay it all in one shot.
Tank filled and its off along the boring but busy m/way again. Within about
2 miles after filling ...
... when we arrived in Bremen we just walked out of the terminal with no customs or passport check of any sort.
Unfortunately it was raining & we didn't know where to catch the bus but a very kind Italian girl explained that she was waiting for the same bus & we stood & waited for the 7pm bus. Unfortunately this had been delayed but eventually arrived & off we rolled towards Oldenburg where Monika, our friend, was waiting for us. ...
... It was a cacophony of sound. We saw a tower used to store powder for the cannons of the 30year war. We walked past the Oldenburg castle which is now a museum, and past a remnant of the city moat. Then we were back at the car
. We were wisked off to Bad Zwischenahn for our dinner date. Sunday shopping is allowed in Bad Zwischenahn because it is a tourist city. Heinz-Herman anticipated ...