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

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Dinner at a restaurant with views over the Sas Bridge and control tower. Lights twinkling as the sun sets. Even at this late hour, the road is continually rising to let the shipping traffic through.

I should mention that Paul had the local specialty, grilled eel, a massive amount of grilled eel. Did my bit by having a satay and loved every spicy peanutty mouthful.




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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 perfect table. They even had a heater so we were nice and toasty. Food and drink was delicious as usual. A really nice lunch all together with sheep skins on our laps and cold beer on the table I don't think you could ask for much more.

Our walk continued through the town and out onto the inland sea, where really large ships could be seen, plus a ton of dogs. It was a little ...