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Hans and Anka picked up us at the hotel about 9:30. We went to visit the parents of Anka and Nieske. Their mother Gepke and Joel's father John were cousins. Their mothers were sisters. John's mother Bertha was the only one in her family to emigrate to the U.S. In 1910 after marrying Joe Kooistra.
Even though Gepke never visited the U.S. because of poor health, her English is perfect. She is 88 years old. Her husband ...
... is stunning, so green and so neat. The towns are spotless and the people are friendly. When we finally stopped we had run up a distance of 75 kms for the day. This is a new record for us on our bikes, our previous being 72 kms last year in Switzerland.
Feeling very tired and bum sore we had a quick braai before climbing into bed for an early night. Sun still ...
... are very neat with straight lines and happy livestock. It appears that the region specializes in milk production which is, I guess, used to produce Dutch cheese. There are also a fair number of very fat sheep around that produce both wool and lamb chops.
Once we were back at camp, with fairly sore bums I might add, we discovered that we had no food. And so off to the nearest village for shopping followed by a braai and ...
... Wadden See is also
some 3 meters higher than the Ijsselsee. This is the main dyke that allows for
the existence of Holland as we now know it. Without this dyke, Rotterdam would
be in the sea. The wind here was so strong that we were struggling to walk
From here we moved on to Leeuwarden where we moved into a
really smart campsite surrounded by water. The ...
... and dinner was had we watched a couple circus videos and that leads me to now. Sitting in comfortable silence...both of us typing away at assignments or blogs. And I am proud to say that I am finally finally caught up with all my entries. For instance...yesterday I uploaded the 26th of February. Sorry it's all taken so long but hey...life is better living than writing about isn't it. Lisa ...