Mercure Hotel Postiljon

Address: Schans 65, Heerenveen, Friesland, 8441, Netherlands | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Schans 65, Heerenveen, is near IJsselmeer (Lake IJssel).
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Travel Blogs from Heerenveen

Cycling and tanning

A travel blog entry by pybus71 on Jun 06, 2015

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... fun and fast with the wind behind us. 60kms done and dusted, time to enter the Tour de France.

Back at camp the sun was hot and so after a cold beer we lay back in the sun with our books and waited until they slapped us in the face. Sleep and tan.

Here is some interesting information on agriculture in Holland that I was not aware of:

Facts & figures

  • Holland is the world's ...

Underwater camping

A travel blog entry by pybus71 on Jun 05, 2015

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... up camp we took our bikes for a short ride down to the dyke to look at the sea. The sea is very flat and very shallow. The rocks were covered in small mussels and close to the harbor there were oyster beds with huge oysters. The area is a holiday destination and is fantastic for sailing, kite boarding, cycling, bird watching and hiking.

And so back to camp for a braai with cold drinks.
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Extreme cycling.....new record

A travel blog entry by pybus71 on Jun 04, 2015

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... is stunning, so green and so neat. The towns are spotless and the people are friendly. When we finally stopped we had run up a distance of 75 kms for the day. This is a new record for us on our bikes, our previous being 72 kms last year in Switzerland.

Feeling very tired and bum sore we had a quick braai before climbing into bed for an early night. Sun still ...

Cycling and map confusion

A travel blog entry by pybus71 on Jun 03, 2015

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... are very neat with straight lines and happy livestock. It appears that the region specializes in milk production which is, I guess, used to produce Dutch cheese. There are also a fair number of very fat sheep around that produce both wool and lamb chops.

Once we were back at camp, with fairly sore bums I might add, we discovered that we had no food. And so off to the nearest village for shopping followed by a braai and ...

Wind from the North Pole

A travel blog entry by pybus71 on Jun 02, 2015

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... br>
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 ...

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