Hotel de Gulden Leeuw

Address: Merk 2, Workum, Friesland, 8711 CL, Netherlands | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Merk 2, Workum.
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Travel Blogs from Workum

Afternoon at the beach!

A travel blog entry by aepatterson on Oct 25, 2014

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Walked into town and had my haircut. A great feeling to have it cut after so long. Then to the bakery to say hi to Eva. We went for a walk in the afternoon to the Makkum beach and a quiet beer. Then a nice evening and dinner in a very old restaurant by the canal. It's great to live so close to walk to the shops restaurants beach harbour in a town with plenty interesting of ...

The boy, the finger, the dyke.....

A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Sep 30, 2014

... ship yard where a boat is being constructed using methods of the 16th C. Stood near the Sas Bridge and control tower, and watched as the road/bike/pedestrian bridge was raised for shipping traffic. There are lock doors under the bridge which come into play during storms to protect the harbours.

As expected, the sea walls rise above both the sea and land, though the land is considerably ...

Around the big dykes

A travel blog entry by janellevdv on Aug 02, 2014

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... village of Workum to visit the art museum of a famous local artist Jopie Huisman. He was a self taught painter who liked to collect old things and paint them. Fantastic work. Then ice cream and a cuppa at the cafe:) We drove on to Lelystad to see the replica of the ship Batavia from the VOC (Dutch East India company). They have also started to build another tall ship there. Then the rain started to come down so off home we went. A great day ...

The Historic Triangle

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop on Apr 20, 2013

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... in the style of a traditional fishing village and most of the houses and their stories were centered around fishermen and their families. The museum was very lively, with many of the houses "occupied" by actors dressed in traditional garb and acting their part. We got to turn an Archimedian screw, which is what the windmills use to lift water and also got to see a “laundromat” in action being powered by a steam engine. The best part of the ...

Horne

A travel blog entry by 2and2 on Oct 02, 2012

... the train, after we bought a map it was raining, but not for long. We enjoyed the walk down the cut little streets. Lots of shopping and churches. We also saw the lake, but Aaron declined to get in, he must be getting old to not dive into an unknown body of water, I was disappointed in him to say the least.

We winded our way into the main square which was totally charming and found as ...