Hotel de Gulden Leeuw

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

Enkhuizen & Venhuizen - Tante Marie's Birthday

A travel blog entry by timtol

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... the same hospitality to these people one day if they are ever in Australia. Tonight we have also said good bye to mum and dad who will be staying on in Enkhuizen and then heading over to Berlin before embarking on another river cruise. We are heading back to Amsterdam tomorrow for a few nights prior to joining our tour of Europe. It was wonderful to be able to experience Dads homeland and home town with him and mum and we have some memorable experiences that we now share forever. Tot ...

Enkhuizen - Day 3

A travel blog entry by timtol

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... and one I would recommend. While at the museum we got a call from Nick Tol, Nick visited us during his 18 month backpacking tour of the world, Nick has organised for us to meet members of the Tol family who live in Venhuizen tomorrow but also came over to see us in Enkhuizen at 2pm. We met Nick and headed to a local bar for a drink. It was great to catch up with Nick today and I look forward to seeing him and his ...

Enkhuizen - Day 2 - Tante Marie's Birthday Party

A travel blog entry by timtol

3

... son, at 80, and is so cheeky and friendly but you'd think he was half his age given his energy and dress sense, I guess he inherited this positive attitude to life from his mum. We loved his company and hope to meet him again one day. Tante Marie is such a wonderful and energetic lady and I think the secret to her longevity and good health and mind is her attitude to life. It is so positive and inspiring. She ...

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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10

... 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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