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... my way to the bus station, train station and then the airport at about 11:30. No rush today. Take my time to deposit my luggage, as I already have my boarding pass and chill for a couple of hours at Schiphol. While there I will probably check out the mini-Rijksmuseum which I totally missed last time I was there. Maybe a little chair-massage before the flight? The nice thing about traveling just before noon, I suppose, is that public transport ...
After a lazy morning, we had lunch in Balk at a little fish shop by the river.
Then we went to Lemmer
This little harbour on Friesland has been the destination of our family for many a trip. Papa used to sail from here on his friend's yacht. So we often came to visit, when they were getting ready to leave or when they had just returned.
I remember many hours watching the boats go through the lock and watching boats leave the marina.
Today we just took ...
Today we travelled to the first World Heritage Site in the Netherlands:
The Island of Schokland
Except it is not an island any longer.
Imagine, in prehistoric times a landscape, part of the mainland and beginning to be settled by hunter gatherers. By about 1000 AD fishermen begin to make a living here ...
... was clearly visible. Later I sent Yvonne the pictures. She replied that she had seen the plane at the time she was relaxing in a hammock on their back deck. The red hammock is clearly visible in the picture.
Hence… my heading… Big brother is watching. You never know what people in small planes are taken pictures of while flying over populated areas. I imagine with the right camera you could even see ...
Today we had an easy going day. We went to Sloten
Sloten received city rights in 1426, and is the smallest of the eleven Frisian cities. It lies within the municipality of Gaasterlân-Sleat. Sloten is one of the smallest cities of the Netherlands and is a ...