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Monday 25th August 2014
We were up by 9am after a bit of a lie in then Simon, Eileen and John went into the town to the shops only to find most were still closed until 12 or Tuesday. They bought some bread and returned to ST very disappointed. We had forgotten this routine in Holland.
Then we were on our way to Kinderdijk, although our mooring was going to be across the river at Krimpen aad de Lek, we knew there was a ferry ...
... the water. He said he had worked as a carpenter at one of the shipyards along the river and pointed to it. He said the shipyard had closed and times have been tough in this town. I asked him if he'd ever seen a bamboo bicycle. I mentioned with his carpentry skills it might be something fun to try and build. I happened to spot one on a bike rack in Amsterdam and I pointed it out to Erika. Bamboo bikes are actually fairly light and very strong. They look really exotic but ...
... sign. This sticker has the Eurovelo 15 symbol and Rijnfietsroute on it. So after following the LF12 sign blindly, we ended up at a road tunnel under the Rhein. What was cool here though was that they had the normal road lanes, but they had bike lanes too, and these were completely separate form the normal road lanes by a big wall. This path had its own ventilation system, escalators, lifts, so cool! And most people just put their bikes on the ...
... reminds me of Oma a fair bit. It was a bit sad to say goodbye at the end of the day.
The evening was spent sitting in the sun watching bicycle races with the family, Jan and Marielle even found us again. Both Jans and Joke also enjoyed the evening sun, managing to bump into and chat with many old friends.
Tomorrow is our last day with the Vonks, and last full day in Holland for now. We really must book some accommodation in ...
... with an angel. Train to Dusseldorf then a tram out to the Rhine Tower and the new modern abstract buildings on the Rhine River. Some even look like they are leaning. Walked along the river to the old part of town with some interesting sights along the way. Even an old organ grinder with a toy monkey. Day came to an end and then started my train trek to Utrecht, then Rotterdam and finally Dordrecht which once again all ran ...
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