Hotel van der Valk Spier-Dwingeloo
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Friday 27th June
Flensburg, Germany - Groningen, Holland 280 miles
Left our nice chalet :(
Immediately Miss Charming started playing up. She had been left switched
on all night (we think she'd been out partying) Anyway, she eventually found
the right road & now we're back in the land of BMWs, Audis & VWs, and
on the same road as we had driven up on all those days ago, and with no speed
limit, much ...
... part, and I joined them on their last day for a 10k walk. Very 'gezellig' and great to spend some time with Dutch kids. Regina is the daughter of John's cousin Erwin, and his wife Mirjam, who we stayed with.
It was fantastic to see the town flying its colours for Holland's team, Ons Oranje. (H)
... too see them jheatly and well. The are both nearly 70.What a blessing!
We then went to Cousin Erwin's home. What an amazing bond we have. We are extremely thankful for our time with them. We have such similar thinking and beliefs. Totally amazing. Thanks you guys and I am sorry that it was all over so ...
... or distance). We also discovered that Norway doesn’t have Highways – at least not what we would call highways. And we were amazed to discover that Norway has spent millions of Krones (they don’t have the Euro) on replacing ferries and building either bridges or tunnels between the islands and the mainland. But this hasn’t done away with all the ferries, so to get to the Lofoten Islands from Tromso, we could either drive ...
... 8211; where did all that stuff come from? And how were we going to fit out luggage into the car??
We did a few maintenance jobs – checking the tyre pressures, replace the broken windscreen wipers, install a new auxiliary battery, replace the broken horns, replace the electrical plug on the bike carrier, picked up our repaired tent, repacked the back of the car, did a grocery restock and attempted to collect our new bicycle cover. We managed ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking