Hotel-Café-Restaurant Het Zwanemeer
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... 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. ...
... br> challenged persons like myself have to either stand on tiptoe or be well endowed
in order to reach.
On the drive up we stopped at a monument at the start of the
dyke crossing the Ijsselmeer. Here a dyke that stretches in a straight line for
about 18kms separates the Ijsselmeer from the Wadden See. On the southern side
the water is fresh whilst the northern side is ...
... animals on my bike or learning how to eat a meal with an Italian/French/English/Spanish business man, I have had time to really experience the Netherlands. The night life is great and I'm having a blast hanging out with some Canadians, Chicagoians, and a few locals that have become my squad.
As a mini summary, in our time so far here in Holland: I realized bikes are life, Lauren lost her bike key, we've all crashed ...
... And sad that Alan Turing committed suicide on the 7th of June. The same day Hill 60 on the western front copped its biggest blowup. Also my birthday. Happy times on the 7th. Sharing my birthday with some happy glorious moments. It's also (I began a Google search to see what else happened) the day a school bus fell into a lake and drowned. Ok, this is getting morbid. Once that ...