Travel Blogs from Schiermonnikoog
... It was quiet as summer season was over. From the southeast coast of Ameland to the northwest to the lighthouse built 1880. We found it was open to climb the 236 steps to the top to see the view 50m high. Biked back to Ness to look around the many shops and enjoy dinner before taking the ferry back to the ...
... about some of the city history. We saw the tower from the boat and later climbed to the top of the Oldehove to see the view. We had a very nice ice cream before taking the bikes back and then heading to Saskia and Mark's place for dinner. It was another busy and enjoyable ...
Arrived on time and bought a Dutch sim card for my phone. I'll be here for a while and lots of people to contact and it will be handy for transport apps to have a bit of data too. Then off to get a transport card for travelling on the trains and maybe buses too.
I found the right train with one change at Zwolle and then Rosa met me at Groningen train station.
It is great to be here and it is sunny and warm!
Arrived in Amsterdam yesterday, Tim's friend, Woody, was too busy and can only catch up with us Saturday night, so we thought, ok let's go visit Maryke's uncle Falkert (the brother of Tim's beloved Oma). Falkert and his wife (Phinneka, currently visiting her sister in Canada) live just over an hour away from Amsterdam, in Leeuwarden. Falkert said he'd pick us up and arrange for us to sleep somewhere Friday night.. We wernt too sure what this meant but said ok! Turns out dear old Falkert, ...
Went to a waterpark in Groningen today. It had a waterslide and I think we went down it fifty times! When we went grocery shopping we used these cool scanning things to add your things up as you shop. Every sauce in Holland seems to have mayonnaise in it. Later in the day we went op-shopping and I found an awesome purple suit. Watched world cup football on the TV that ...
Other places to stay in Schiermonnikoog
Reeweg 1, Schiermonnikoog | Hotelfrom $139
Badweg 17, Schiermonnikoog | Hotelfrom $162
Reeweg 2, Schiermonnikoog | Hotelfrom $69
1315 Industrial Rd., Nampa | 1 star hotelfrom $118
Badweg 91, Schiermonnikoog | Hotelfrom $135