Neuharlingersiel - a colourful fishing port in the storm

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Neuharlingersiel - a colorful fishing port in the storm

We continued our visit to various fishing locations on the North Sea and continued to Neuharlingersiel, which, apart from Greetsiel, is probably the only real fishing port, at least that is the first impression when looking into the port.

Harlesiel - hurricane on North Sea causes level at port to rise

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Harlesiel - hurricane on North Sea causes level at port to rise

A few centuries ago, where Harlesiel is today, there was a foothills of the North Sea. Anyone who, like us and a few others, is not afraid of the rainy storm and high water on the North Sea could find out here what wind speeds actually mean.

Visit to the museum harbour in Carolinensiel

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Visit to the museum harbour in Carolinensiel

Despite heavy storms and sometimes heavy downpours, we wanted to use our presence on the North Sea to visit the old fishing ports of Carolinensiel, Harlesiel and Neuharlingersiel.

Geiseltalsee - a hike to Frankleben Castle

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Geiseltalsee - a hike to Frankleben Castle

We had heard several times about the Geiseltalsee, an opencast mining lake in southern Saxony-Anhalt, which is one of the largest artificial lakes in Europe. Now, finally, a visit to the lake should take place.

Rewa - Big jumps in a storm on the bay

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Rewa - Big jumps in a storm on the bay

The fishing village of Rewa is located in former West Prussia, on the Zatoka Pucka (Putziger Wiek), about nine kilometres north-east of the town of Rumia (Rahmel), we have already reported several times.

Koblenz cable car – a tourist attraction to the fortress

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Koblenz cable car – a tourist attraction to the fortress

As a tourist attraction and environmentally friendly transport connection to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, the Koblenz cable car was built as part of the 2011 Federal Horticultural Show, which is also known as the Buga cable car.

The panoramic view of the Deutsches Eck near Koblenz

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The panoramic view of the Deutsches Eck near Koblenz

We had taken the cable car to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress above Koblenz and after an extensive tour of the fortifications (report will follow) we discovered the viewing platform on the Deutsches Eck.

With the e-bike from Camping Prahljust to Goslar

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With the e-bike from Camping Prahljust to Goslar

On the northern edge of the Harz Mountains lies the 1000-year-old imperial city of Goslar, the destination of today's bike tour. Of course, another visit will follow, today we first have to find a suitable cycle route (we will report separately on Goslar).

Travel & Caravan Fair 2022 in Erfurt - a days visit

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Travel & Caravan Fair 2022 in Erfurt

It has just ended, the Reisen & Caravan Fair, which took place this year from October 28th to October 31st, 2022 at the Erfurt Exhibition Centre. REISEN & CARAVAN is the largest trade fair for tourism, motorhomes and caravans in Thuringia.

For a short visit to Altenau - first exploration

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For a short visit to Altenau - first exploration

From Clausthal-Zellerfeld we drove to Altenau for a short visit to friends and once again took advantage of the wonderful autumn weather for a short walk in the surrounding area, knowing full well that there is a circular hiking trail around the village.

From Weil am Rhein to Rötteln Castle by e-bike

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From Weil am Rhein to Rötteln Castle by e-bike

The so-called Baden Wine Route, which leads past a colourful variety of sights, begins in Weil am Rhein. The Black Forest, the Rhine Valley as well as Lörrach and the Swiss city of Basel are in the immediate vicinity, and all destinations can be easily reached on the excellently developed cycle paths.

Beach days in Callantsoog - a little relaxation by the sea

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Beach days in Callantsoog - a little relaxation by the sea

Visiting the family in their holiday home enabled us to spend a few days by the sea, so it was finally possible for us to visit the popular Callantsoog in the province of North Holland, which is now a popular holiday destination for Dutch and German tourists.

Friedrichshafen trade fair – leisure and camping open air

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Friedrichshafen trade fair – leisure and camping open air

The special location of Messe Friedrichshafen in the four-country region of Lake Constance, combined with the high purchasing power of the catchment area, was also able to appeal to us, so that we spent a few days at the trade fair in Friedrichshafen both as exhibitors and as interested customers.

Porcelain painting in the Meissen manufactory

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Porcelain painting in the Meissen manufactory

Even in ancient times, ceramic vessels were painted with colors and covered with glazes. After the invention of porcelain in China, the porcelain parts were also artistically painted.

Tour through the old town of Dresden

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Tour through the old town of Dresden

Downtown. Classic city tour through Dresden's old town with Zwinger, Semperoper, Residenzschloss, Fürstenzug, Stallhof, Neumarkt and Frauenkirche. We crossed the Marienbrücke over the Elbe into Große Meißner Straße in the direction of Neustadt, where we immediately found a parking space.

Porcelain - nature's white gold from earth

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Porcelain - nature's white gold from earth

Porcelain, also known as white gold, is a fine ceramic product produced by firing with white, dense, non-porous shards that are even transparent in thin layers. Our visit to Meissen should bring us a multitude of new insights.

Descriptive monastery garden in the Palatinate Memleben

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Descriptive monastery garden in the Palatinate Memleben

The monastery garden of the Kaiserpfalz Memleben was laid out according to the models of the Middle Ages, so it reflects the garden culture from the 10th century with the variety of selected plants and raised beds.

Trike surfer on the almost endless beach of Spiekeroog

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Trike surfer on the almost endless beach of Spiekeroog

Spiekeroog's weather, surf and coastline are ideal for an active holiday on and by the water. Surfing and kiting in particular have become firmly established here due to the almost always good wind conditions.

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