Hotel-Café Ouwe Dijkstra

Address: Nikadel 5, De Koog, Texel, Noord-Holland, 1796 BP, Netherlands | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Nikadel 5, De Koog, is near Ecomare and Wadden Islands.
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Travel Blogs from De Koog

Afternoon at the beach!

A travel blog entry by aepatterson on Oct 25, 2014

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Walked into town and had my haircut. A great feeling to have it cut after so long. Then to the bakery to say hi to Eva. We went for a walk in the afternoon to the Makkum beach and a quiet beer. Then a nice evening and dinner in a very old restaurant by the canal. It's great to live so close to walk to the shops restaurants beach harbour in a town with plenty interesting of ...

The boy, the finger, the dyke.....

A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Sep 30, 2014

... the sea. Hence the myth that became world famous, of the little boy who stuck his finger in the hole in the dyke and thus saved the community from flooding. Not true, not a word of it. A fictional episode in a book by Mary Elizabeth Mapes Dodge (1831 - 1905). As many tourists come looking for "the dyke" or a monument to the boy, several towns, including Harlingen, now have a statue of the little ...

Home-made Nutella!

A travel blog entry by janellevdv on Sep 08, 2014

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... shelling, cracking, roasting, peeling and blending the kids all went. The results were quite delicious. Sarah also made a hazelnut cake with Paula which was very tasty.
Tom and I rode the fiets to the winkel and did a bit of shopping:)

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Around the big dykes

A travel blog entry by janellevdv on Aug 02, 2014

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Today Gitta and Paula drove us over the big Afsluitdyke! I've been wanting to see this! We stopped at the monument and took in the views. There is a monument to the man Lely who was behind the dyke being built. The dyke is 7m above average sea level and about 30km long. Quite a lot of people driving and cycling across today. We stopped a bit further along to have our lunch on the dyke. Very nice. Next a drive down through Friesland to ...

Ferry to the Island of Terschelling

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds on Jul 24, 2014

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... of West an Zee. The objective was to get a view of the North Sea. It sprinkled a little on the way but not enough to discourage us. Some of the paths were paved but others were just gravel. Everyone bikes in Holland. This seems to be the case regardless of age, size or even disability and here was no exception. We biked for a little less than an hour and we were greeted to a huge expanse of nice, soft sandy beach and the North Sea, but no wind...Only a few ...