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... around the lock area, saw some more Lemsteraak sail boats and had coffee.
Oh and ... yes we saw a lighthouse. But it is a replica.
The lighthouse was originally built in 1887 and demolished in 1968. This 1993 replica was built for a film and now stands on the pier.
Amazing how cheeky sparrows are. The cleaned up the plate on the table next to us. And they had a go at Mama's cream. I think they would have taken crumbs from our fingers, they were that tame. ...
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 ...
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 ...
... up along the top of the dyke and I took some photos as there were some gorgeous boats and ducks on the water.
We then walked along a bi further, and ventured down the wall of the dyke, and found a place where we could climb over the fence, that was fun. We wandered along through the village and found a local supermarket that we later discovered was a huge chain called Jumbo, Always interesting shopping in the supermarket in ...
... see them all loaded up,not sure where they are headed but there are plenty of options over here. We got delayed in traffic on the autobarn,
We finally got moving and headed for our next stop. We took photos when we crossed the border between Germany and the Netherlands, its great how the gps indicates how long and when we cross.
The borders are all now used for truck traffic, as there are no checkpoints for borders anywhere now. ...