Hotel de Walvisvaarder
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- Continental Breakfast
- Hot tub
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- Banquet room
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... on the main road that is constantly being raised for the boats to pass through. It was at this bridge that I found out the supermarket was closed and I had to go to Sneek. No problem, only 2 more kilometres down a river pass following the same numbered cycle nodes we used on our last visit to Holland. Sneek was a bigger place and after asking directions a few times and finding another closed supermarket or 2 I finally got to the centre with open shops. I took a few pictures ...
... condition for the rare occurrences when it is needed. The whole plant is operated about 7 days a year to insure everything is in tip top shape. It can pump 4000 cubic meters of water per minute. It ran on coal until 1967 when it was converted to fuel oil.
We returned to Franeker and the home of Hans and Nieske for a great dinner of Chinese food. Even though we were together for only about 30 hours it was hard to say ...
... They are always willing to help and their Dutch language is close enough to Afrikaans that even I can understand them. The drivers of cars have a genuine respect for cyclists and always give way to us lessor mortals. When we are driving in our camper other road users are very considerate and courteous and so far "road rage" is unknown.
And so we rode and we rode and we rode. ...
... moments, as in we've been here before, we arrived back in camp 52 kms of cycling later.
Apart from navigation confusion, the whole experience was great, as the countryside is stunningly beautiful, with meadows filled with cows and sheep and canals everywhere. The Dutch people are extremely neat and tidy. The houses are all very well maintained with picture book gardens filled with Rhododendrons in various colours. ...
On an aside, it must be noted that the Dutch men are big
people. Many are well over 6ft tall and broad as well. I’m sure that this is
where our rugby playing genes originated. The problem is that it appears that
they think the rest of the world’s men are similarly built, to such an extent
that the pissiors/ urinals in the men’s toilets are so high ...