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After a lazy morning, we had lunch in Balk at a little fish shop by the river.
Then we went to Lemmer
This little harbour on Friesland has been the destination of our family for many a trip. Papa used to sail from here on his friend's yacht. So we often came to visit, when they were getting ready to leave or when they had just returned.
I remember many hours watching the boats go through the lock and watching boats leave the marina.
Today we just took ...
... According to Statistics Netherlands, there are five people living on the former island.
The Island had a lighthouse - in fact there were two aids to navigation.
In the village of Kraggenburg on the southeast side of the island, stood the first. And there there is a replica of an 1800s light ...
... for sports such as sailing. Sloten is near the Slotermeer. It is a historical city with old buildings and a mill in the center of the city. (wikipedia)
We had a little walk (you could circumnavigate the place in 30 min.) and took lots of pictures.
We knew the village from when we were children. We have been here many times.
But this house we are staying in, is on a new estate. Well it is 20 years old maybe. And we are enjoying the modern facilities.
Must to a picture tour through the house. But since Stan fell through his bed and now has mine, I am awake and up too early.
So ... ...
... br> After about a 40min drive to a small village called, Makkum which gave us access to walk around some of the dyke. along the way we noticed flashing lights at a crossing and realised it was a canal crossing, and the road opened up to let this tiny boat through. it was very interesting. further along on the highway, we noticed the same thing. in a 130k zone the traffic can be stopped to let the boats through. As we drove along the ...