Hotel de Gulden Leeuw

Merk 2, Workum, Friesland, 8711 CL, Netherlands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Workum

Driving - Jutland to The Netherlands

A travel blog entry by emmaandrohan

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... and instead of choosing fastest route we’d been selecting shortest route. Pleased we’d now worked that out we were soon back on our way, this time moving freely and eventually arriving in the Netherlands. It was as flat as a pancake. Just near the border we spotted many shaped trees, like topiary trees, growing along the highway. There were some Rohan called Popsicle trees as they had no low branches and were flat on top but shaped ...

So long Holland a quick hop to Scotland

A travel blog entry by marknpatti

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4

... to the Netherlands. Hospitality was great and we really enjoyed meeting Andre and Martine's families and seeing where they lived. We arrived in Inverness Scotland to a warm welcome by our friends Lynn and Paul and a less than warm welcome by the KLM baggage handlers. You guessed it, Mark's bag was lost in transit. After some paperwork and a luke warm commitment to get my bag delivered tomorrow we headed off to Aviemore on a 1/2 drive through spectacular scenery in ...

R&R Day

A travel blog entry by marknpatti

4

... of meats and vegetables are cooked on a griddle on the table that also has small cooking pans under the griddle. Lots of laughs and food and drinks and a special surprise when Andre shared his new tattoo (a small "L" on top of his left foot and small"R" on top of his right foot). :):). Crazy Dutchman! Our time in Holland has been fabulous. Wished we had more time ...

The Historic Triangle

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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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 ...

Barge couldn't make it round corner due to winds!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... paying, a big Dutch barge did not make it round the tight corner where we were moored so Isi had to fend off as it was blown alongside. They had a couple of attempts to move off but the wind was too strong, and in the end they tied a line to the other bank of the canal, then like a tug of war team they managed to get themselves round, no damage done to Spring Tide, their Skippers pride got a bit dented.

Once they were clear, ...

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