Travel Blogs from Stavoren
... but this was all I was going to get to see today.
Our last town to visit was Marken. We travelled there by boat from Volendam, which was somewhat enjoyable though the day was quite miserable. Marken used to be an island in the Zuiderzee, but now was connected to the mainland by a causeway. Marken was quite the opposite to Volendam when it came to tourists, though a popular destination there was only one tourist shop in the town. The ...
... in Volendam there was only time for lunch, and in Marken, on arrival we were quickly marched through and away from the pretty village to a clog making factory (ie shop tied to bus company) where there was no time to explore.
Still, nowadays we can get our revenge on TripAdvisor.com
Christine and Richard ...
... br> So I started thinking where I should go. I was thinking I should go somewhere tropical and soon my mind set on the Philippines. I had been there before about ten years ago and although I mostly stayed inside Manila then, I loved the view of nature surrounding it. I also liked the
people and the fact most people speak English.
I went online and found the travelagency Filitravel, which ...
... walking about the Damrack area, and a delightful book market.
When we picked up the van to set off in early afternoon, it promptly died again just as we backed out the driveway! Turned out it was the fuel pump.... so another 3 hour bike ride up some canals and into some beautiful park and residential area north of Amsterdam, while the fuel pump was fixed. Lucky we are discovering these problems within range of A ...
... we were looking at yesterday were a Friesland breed and very valuable, we were assured that the farmer would have expended every effort to rescue his horse! Later in the afternoon, I walked over to check on them and all were present and correct, some eating and some going in for the mutual grooming that horses do.
No book was delivered today, so the decision to stay was the right one. In terms of the fridge, it only used 7 amps overnight ...
Other places to stay in Stavoren
Noord 2, Stavoren | Hotelfrom $113