Travel Blogs from Diever
After a lazy morning, we had lunch in Balk at a little fish shop by the river.
Then we went to Lemmer
This little harbour on Friesland has been the destination of our family for many a trip. Papa used to sail from here on his friend's yacht. So we often came to visit, when they were getting ready to leave or when they had just returned.
I remember many hours watching the boats go through the lock and watching boats leave the marina.
Today we just took ...
... According to Statistics Netherlands, there are five people living on the former island.
The Island had a lighthouse - in fact there were two aids to navigation.
In the village of Kraggenburg on the southeast side of the island, stood the first. And there there is a replica of an 1800s light ...
Today we had an easy going day. We went to Sloten
Sloten received city rights in 1426, and is the smallest of the eleven Frisian cities. It lies within the municipality of Gaasterlân-Sleat. Sloten is one of the smallest cities of the Netherlands and is a ...
We knew the village from when we were children. We have been here many times.
But this house we are staying in, is on a new estate. Well it is 20 years old maybe. And we are enjoying the modern facilities.
Must to a picture tour through the house. But since Stan fell through his bed and now has mine, I am awake and up too early.
So ... ...
... some time in the museum and watching a film, learning about the history of the stones and life of those that lived in their time, over 5,000 years ago. Afterwards, some time to look at the stones themselves. Unlike Stonehenge, you can touch and stand among these, which was a good experience.
On to dinner, and the chance to meet more family; Cor (Jan Vonks brother), his wife Carla, his daughter Lisanne and her ...