Wadden coast Friesland

The Friesian coast is dominated by the sea, which is always nearby, at night too. The sea gives and takes. A coast where magic becomes credible. Where a farmer professor stared at the clear sky with stars and planets until he gave them a place in his house too. Experience the Friesian coast with its dark and its lighter sides. Listen to the stories and give in to the night.

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The darkest night 
for Paesens-Moddergat

Shivers still run down the spines of the people of Paesens and Moddergat. They won't forget this dark night in a hurry. The night of the fishermen's tragedy. Seventeen boats were surprised by wild seas at Schiermonnikoog and more than eighty men from the two Friesian coastal villages perished in the Wadden Sea. The women and children of the villages were left behind to mourn.

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