Oranje Hotel Leeuwarden - Hampshire Eden
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Travel Blogs from Leeuwarden
... from… a cultural delight. However, minutes later I found myself pushing through the crowds of tourists carrying bigger cameras than the size of their heads. No one, like literally no one looked like a typical Frisian local which I saw on the pictures of Google, unless they changed their appearance and wear socks in sandals, sunglasses and carry around a huge piece of chunk which is worth more than my house. Everywhere I looked ...
... on the main road that is constantly being raised for the boats to pass through. It was at this bridge that I found out the supermarket was closed and I had to go to Sneek. No problem, only 2 more kilometres down a river pass following the same numbered cycle nodes we used on our last visit to Holland. Sneek was a bigger place and after asking directions a few times and finding another closed supermarket or 2 I finally got to the centre with open shops. I took a few pictures ...
Found the site easily enough even though I had forgotten the address. It was further out of the way than we expected which was nice. The temperature was around 32c when we arrived so we enjoyed laying out in the shade and going for a dip in the murky river. After a bbq we spent the evening sat next to the river and watched the sunset, perfect start to our hols and we stayed in Heeg for 3 ...
... condition for the rare occurrences when it is needed. The whole plant is operated about 7 days a year to insure everything is in tip top shape. It can pump 4000 cubic meters of water per minute. It ran on coal until 1967 when it was converted to fuel oil.
We returned to Franeker and the home of Hans and Nieske for a great dinner of Chinese food. Even though we were together for only about 30 hours it was hard to say ...
... The wind started to pick up and the kite boarders and wind surfers came out of the woodwork. I think that this must be one of the better areas to partake in wind sports as the wind is both strong and steady. After watching the kite boarders from the top of the main dyke for a while, we rode home along the front of the dyke for around 3 kms. The dyke slopes down to the sea at an angle of around 45 degrees and is tarred. The ...