Travel Blogs from Valkenburg, Netherlands

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A Slow Day inThe Netherlands, Mastricht And Valkenburg, Netherlands travel blog

A Slow Day inThe Netherlands

A travel blog entry by linda.pestes.7

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... up for a long drive to Amsterdan.  Our first town was Mastricht, which is located in the southernmost city in the Netherlands and part of the Dutch province of Limburg.  It developed from a Roman settlement, to a religious centre, a garrison ...

You picked a bad time to leave me Lucille., Valkenburg and Viersen, Netherlands travel blog

You picked a bad time to leave me Lucille.

A travel blog entry by blemings

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Day tripping this weekend: Saturday we went to Fort Eban-emael near the Belgian/Netherlands border where the Belgian army had constructed a fort in WWII time, planning to thwart German advances. The underground bunkers are extensive, all connected with ...

Auf Wiedersehen Deutschland, Valkenburg, Netherlands travel blog

Auf Wiedersehen Deutschland

A travel blog entry by bsb_adventures

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Nederland Camping De Bron - Valkenburg. Zaterdag, Mei de 10e 2014. You will have noticed from the title that we are now in Holland heading, inevitably and with increasing momentum, to Brugge and eventually the Chunnel. We will have come full circle when, ...

Valkenburg - An Entertaining & Historical Surprise, Valkenburg, Netherlands travel blog

Valkenburg - An Entertaining & Historical Surprise

A travel blog entry by eaglesflight

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We made our way on to the small town of Valkenburg (pop around 16,000) 15 minutes from Maastricht.  Initially it was simply a place to stay close to Maastricht where accommodation was affordable and available, but we were to find out that Valkenburg ...

Caves and Castles aka *'Velvet Goldmine', Valkenburg, Netherlands travel blog

Caves and Castles aka *'Velvet Goldmine'

A travel blog entry by eaglesflight

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... sign on one of the bars, promising unique entertainment, and though tonight would be a good time to check this out.  Valkenburg, we love you!  A spectacular, friendly town, thoroughly recommended as much more than a place to stay. *Bowie fans - ...

Trip to arguably the tallest hill in Holland, Valkenburg, Netherlands travel blog

Trip to arguably the tallest hill in Holland

A travel blog entry by broony79

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... hiding place, especially noted in the 2nd world war. American soldiers & Jews hid there and understood the strategic position of Valkenburg during this war. We visited the tunnels and the remains of the old castle. We wondered the old streets with ...

Valkenburg, Valkenburg, Netherlands travel blog

Valkenburg

A travel blog entry by blueoey

We were in the beautiful town of Valkenburg, which is the hilly part of the Netherlands.  It has lovely countryside, great cycling and lots of castles.  Unfortunately due to the torrential weather we couldn't do much more than explore the town ...

Trial Separation, Valkenburg, Netherlands travel blog

Trial Separation

A travel blog entry by sixofnine

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... It helped that we weren't dragging bags.  Floriade is a World Horticultural Exposition, held only once every 10 years in the Netherlands, and we felt we should take the opportunity since we were here.  One day wasn’t enough to see most of ...

Relaxation is Key, Valkenburg, Netherlands travel blog

Relaxation is Key

A travel blog entry by _ang

... It started off with sleeping in, followed by a walk Le Grande Place (Mons) and then a visit to a spa in the Netherlands. Yes, the Netherlands. First, my morning in Le Grande Place. I made my way there and walked about. Found St. Elizabeth's church ...

Sometimes pictures are better than words!, Valkenburg Limburg Netherlands, Netherlands travel blog

Sometimes pictures are better than words!

A travel blog entry by den2

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... ! I finally made it to the city of Valkenburg, famous for cycling events and one of the farthest towns located in the southeastern Netherlands. You are about to find out the 2 main reasons why tourists and locals  travel here to spend time in this ...

Dragging Bags, Valkenburg, Netherlands travel blog

Dragging Bags

A travel blog entry by sixofnine

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... ; Thankfully, our hotel was not far from the Valkenburg station, and downhill, and it had a lift. Wally and Sue explored Valkenburg for the afternoon, while the rest of us took the train back to Maastricht and visited the Observanteweg and LageKanaaldijk ...

Arrivée à Valkenburg, Valkenburg, Netherlands travel blog

Arrivée à Valkenburg

A travel blog entry by nathaniaburrie

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All in the Family, Valkenburg, Netherlands travel blog

All in the Family

A travel blog entry by sixofnine

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... had a late breakfast and then went to visit the ruins of the Valkenburg Castle. This is the only castle on a hill in the Netherlands, built first in approximately 1100 and blown up for the fourteenth and final time in 1672 to keep it out of the hands of ...

Cruising Through The Netherlands, Valkenburg, Netherlands travel blog

Cruising Through The Netherlands

A travel blog entry by ddoubleu

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The idea came during a two-week holiday in Holland about two years ago, after we finished a short bike trip. With a smile across our faces, we told ourselves that next time we're in Holland we’ll come for one ...

Valkenburg, Valkenburg, Netherlands travel blog

Valkenburg

A travel blog entry by rindy

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We can't decide exactly how to get there or what to do along the way, but we want to be in Leeuwarden tonight.  Valkenburg has an old castle where they have started restoration, but it will be a really long process.  We decide to stop briefly to ...

Good Preparation Is Half The Battle, Valkenburg Aan De Geul, Netherlands travel blog

Good Preparation Is Half The Battle

A travel blog entry by fgigase

Dear readers. Welcome to my blog! This is your first time reading my journal, and most likely not the last one since the amazing adventures are yet to come. I would like to start off by wishing you a slightly late but incredibly happy new year. I hope ...

The Netherlands, Valkenburg, Netherlands travel blog

The Netherlands

A travel blog entry by taramarika

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Hey! Well Dustin took me to the Netherlands today!! We went to Valkenburg and went to Gemeentegrot, which is the Town Cave. It was pretty cool.There were mural paintings and artistic expressions, and the remains of what disturbed mankind built in the ...

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