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... out of the polder, collected in the ringvaart reservoir and led away through sluices to the river Lek. The network of windmills is a UNESCO world heritage site. I am so glad we got to see that. Can't go to The Netherlands and not see windmills.
On the big canal perpendicular to the smaller canal where the windmills had been built, a large multi-story river tour barge had come to dock. Loads of semi-drunken tourists were pouring off the barge when we rode past. On ...
... lunch at a nice restaurant we went in search of the canal tours. It was a little wait but we'll worth it. The tour was 30min and took us round the city through the canals with commentary explaining buildings and history. We loved it. After the tour it was time for our first try of Belgium Chocolate. We went into a chocolate shop to find giant chocolate rice bubble cakes for €2. They were delicious and I felt a little sick after eating it all! We continued to wander ...
... back to Dordrecht with the worst of the heat having gone. And as we have now fully come to expect having experienced both Belgium and The Netherlands, there was a cycleway the entire route, well away from the way the cars go. In fact, I turned round to Mark the other day and said: "Do you think there are more bikes than cars?", which prompted me to look up the stats. There are 8 million cars, but there are 18 million ...
Drove to Numansdorp to visit my Tante Janna and cousin Dianne, yes with the same name as me. It was good to see them and they both looked well. Then we went to Heienoord to visit the Streekmuseum which is in an old farm house that was built in the ...
... is typical Dutch weather: there is no bad weather, there is only inadequate clothing. I must say here that most of the Dutch bicycle everywhere in all weather. It is amazing to see them whizzing by. They do not brake for pedestrians and have their own bike lanes. They are sometimes called "killer bikes," and will let you know in no uncertain terms when you are in the way. We ...
Other places to stay in Oisterwijk
Oirschotsebaan 15, Oisterwijk | 4 star hotelfrom $115
Heusdensebaan 7, Oisterwijk | 3 star hotelfrom $82
Gemullehoekenweg 143, Oisterwijk | 3 star hotelfrom $109
Klompven 26, Oisterwijk | 4 star hotelfrom $113
Gemullehoekenweg 60, Oisterwijk | Hotelfrom $52