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Winter in East Frisia (Germany) - Emden (Knock), Moormerland, Leer, Ihlow, February 2021

by Roswitha and Stephan

Driving and walking through the countryside of East Frisia (Ostfriesland) in February 2021, we took some photos, documenting a typical winter setting in this area.

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Knock coast near Emden, at the mouth of River Ems into the North Sea View towards Eemshaven (Netherlands)

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View towards Knock beach Knock beach is a dog beach as well

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Knock beach Dunes above Knock beach

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Ice on the beach Holly has good fun

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Ice on the beach Holly

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View towards Delfzijl (Netherlands) Ship heading to Emden

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View towards Eemshaven (Netherlands) Statues

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Knock Siel ... Statues

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Knock Siel ... Preflooder

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Knock Canal "Knockster Sieltief"

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Between Oldersum and Gandersum: Canal ... ... and "Hammrich"

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Oldersum ... ... Settlement "Rood Acht"

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Canal ("Tief") between Oldersum and Gandersum View across Ems dike towards Ditzum

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Goose on the run ... ... hunting dog :-)

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Icy ditch Closer view towards Ditzum

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Emsside Canal Marina, car transport train from VW Emden passing by ... Ice on Emsside Canal

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Emsside Canal ... ... and junction with a smaller canal joining from north-east

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Boat on Emsside Canal Icy pond by Oldersum rail crossing

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Jan Berghaus Brücke crossing River Ems at Leer Ice on River Ems, view towards mouth of River Leda (joining from left side)

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River Ems, view from the Bridge towards Weener (Reiderland) View downstream towards Moormerland and Emden

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Ice on River Ems View towards the dike and the town of Leer

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Rail bridge across River Leda at Leer Leda barrage at Leer

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Holly in the snow Sledding at the dike


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Leer ... ... historic town

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Town Hall Leer Harbour, view towards the Isle of Nesse

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Leer Harbour ... ... with ice

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"Gro├če Kirche" ... ... evangelic church of Leer

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Icy Ems-Jade Canal near Ihlow Ems-Jade Canal

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Lake "Großes Meer" near Forlitz ... ... frozen

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Hammrich ... ... and Canal near Forlitz

© Roswitha Nee, Stephan Klünker, 3rd April 2021