Pension De Zonnestraal

Watermunt 8-9, De Koog, Texel, Noord-Holland, 1796 BN, Netherlands | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Watermunt 8-9, De Koog, is near Ecomare and Wadden Islands.
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Travel Blogs from De Koog

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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... in the water. It was too cold to go in completely but I needed to get my feet wet so I could claim I had dipped my toes in the North Sea. =)

We rode back to the main town and Brian immediately had some ice cream. I had a great pastry with fruit on top and then we decided we needed more coffee. We went back to the restaurant where we had lunch and ordered 2 coffees. I was tired and I proceeded to put on my sunglasses and my sun visor (it was cloudy) right ...

Arriving Harlingen

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds on Jul 23, 2014

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... do properly).

Thanks to our airbnb host's directions, we arrived in Harlingen without much difficulty. I was glad I had watched an old YouTube video of the building of the dikes in Holland because it gave me a lot more appreciation for what I was seeing. What a testament to what people can accomplish! The video also describes some of the horrors that the Dutch had to go through and it is quite moving. Here is the link for ...

Working flour mill

A travel blog entry by janellevdv on Jul 19, 2014

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A nice sleep in today followed by a visit to the nearby Golden Angel Mill. Piet and Lisbeth took us in the car. Fantastic to see them change the sails to face the wind and see it working from the inside. A family BBQ at Piet and Ans tonight with Liesbeth and Maike and families. Followed by party fireworks care of ...

Alkmaar Cheese Market

A travel blog entry by janellevdv on Jul 18, 2014

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We went on the boat with Piet and Ans and Liesbeth to the beautiful old town/city of Alkmaar. The trip was about 1 hour by boat. We passed through a lock and travelled along the big canal - passed a couple of old wind mills, plenty of boats, some floating houses on the side of the canal in one part too. In Alkmaar we saw the traditional way of moving the cheese rounds with 2 men and a ...