Van der Valk Hotel Drachten
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... decided to drop by at a massive home improvement center which has a display area of 15Ha. Just because of its sheer size we felt that it would be interesting to visit. I'm not really into shopping but we were certainly impressed by the amount of choice in furniture that one can buy in this kind of place. We certainly don't have any similar type of shop in South Africa.
On the way ...
... were on our planned route so that we would hopefully stay on track. What we didn't realize is that we had three ferries to catch. Ferries over around 20-40 meters of water admittedly, but ferries none the less. Our failure to predict these ferries resulted in us getting temporarily lost again.
The people in Holland are I think the most friendly people that I have ever met in ...
... bicycle trails are very well mapped and marked so it shouldn't have presented any problems, however we failed to take into account that the different trails not only criss-crossed each other but also shared the same numbers. So when we arrived at say point 99 we discovered that there were several point 99's on our map and we had no idea which was which. After cycling around in circles for a few hours, in which we experienced ...
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 ...