Hampshire City Hotel - Groningen
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Today we drove over the famous Dike that was built to help drain The Netherlands. It uses special locks that uses the tide and allows water to leave but not enter. The dike is over 30 km long. Without the dike and lock system, Netherlands would loose 1/4 of their land ...
... was so grateful for the lift because it was raining and we were still slightly jet lagged. We were going to catch the train but Rob, "the good bloke" as Adrian called him, came to pick us up. Adrian and Rob had spent three weeks together in Australia when they were in their prime - 18 & 24 years old. I know there are many told (and probably untold) stories from that time. The visit involved a lot of fishing, drinking and swearing and I know that ...
... Anyway, I got back to the campsite and tugged at the bed as hard as a could but it would not budge. So, to get some air I opened the window... And broke the clip so the window wouldn't close. That was that! I clearly was making matters worse, so decided to leave it all and just take some time to chill out. I cracked open a very special bottle of wine from some very special friends (you know who you are :)) and did some maintenance chores instead. Takin advantage of the free running ...
... Islands accessed by ferry and now UNESCO rated and protected.When the tide is out some can be accessed by a mud flat walk (about 6 kms) led by a nature park guide.Seals are seen sunbathing on the sand banks.These small island resorts are quite different to Australian coastal resorts.In places the foreshore sand is leased to companies hiring cane/canvas beach chairs called "Strandkorb"which seat 2 people.There are many little beach cafes selling ...
... amp; forwards, John heard that he'd got to the port. Phew!
John said he'd drive us in the Lotus (I've had more practise & can now get out by myself!) into Groningen, along with Sarah, so we went to a nice pavement cafe & had a lovely meal while we watched the world go by (mostly on bikes). Steve & John managed to find their way into the red light district, and came out giggling like a pair of school girls!
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