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R: After our tasty watermelon for breakfast our rations were done and we needed food but unfortunately most of the Dutch shops are closed on a Sunday and I was informed that the closest supermarkets open were in Ujst (8km) and Sneek (10km). Kat seemed pretty settled so I decided to cycle over, the weather seemed nice and I figured do it before it got too hot. I got to Ujst pretty easily and enjoyed the ride, it is a nice little town with water running through it in all directions and ...
Found the site easily enough even though I had forgotten the address. It was further out of the way than we expected which was nice. The temperature was around 32c when we arrived so we enjoyed laying out in the shade and going for a dip in the murky river. After a bbq we spent the evening sat next to the river and watched the sunset, perfect start to our hols and we stayed in Heeg for 3 ...
... left in the town but they are distant relations and there was no time to look them up.
In the afternoon we visited a UNESCO site, the Wouda Gemaal, the largest steam powered pumping station still operating in the world. It was built in 1918 to pump water out to the sea. At times we were 20 feet below sea level during our travels. This pumping station is no longer used on a regular basis but maintained in ...
... busy making hay and growing potatoes, maize and wheat. These farmers can certainly farm well. At a small village we stopped for coffee and in the restaurant came across some posters showing the fish species that are caught in the region. I took photos for those of you that might be interested.
In one of the villages we came across an old windmill that was still working, so now we have official windmill ...
... we stopped off at a small village to buy some essentials such as alcohol and food. Once again one can only remark on the friendliness and helpfulness of the Dutch.
On arrival in Lauwversoog we noticed on our GPS that the elevation was sitting at -12 meters. We were actually 12 meters below sea level!!!!! Camping with a snorkel close at hand seemed a good idea.
Once we ...