Van Den Berg State
Travel Blogs from Leeuwarden
... what you weren't meant to do in a thunder storm, pretty sure standing under trees and cycling are on the list. I then set off again, sure it was finished this time but I had only cycled a further 5 minutes and down it came again. This time I was passing through a pretty rough looking estate full of high rise flats and I sheltered under a balcony outside someone's garage. I spent what felt like forever listening to dance music that was playing from one of the flats and being waved ...
Found the site easily enough even though I had forgotten the address. It was further out of the way than we expected which was nice. The temperature was around 32c when we arrived so we enjoyed laying out in the shade and going for a dip in the murky river. After a bbq we spent the evening sat next to the river and watched the sunset, perfect start to our hols and we stayed in Heeg for 3 ...
Hans and Anka picked up us at the hotel about 9:30. We went to visit the parents of Anka and Nieske. Their mother Gepke and Joel's father John were cousins. Their mothers were sisters. John's mother Bertha was the only one in her family to emigrate to the U.S. In 1910 after marrying Joe Kooistra.
Even though Gepke never visited the U.S. because of poor health, her English is perfect. She is 88 years old. Her husband ...
... sector makes up approximately 10 percent of the Dutch economy and provides work and income for more than 660,000 people.
... 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.
Other places to stay in Leeuwarden
Heliconweg 52, Leeuwarden | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Tweebaksmarkt 27, Leeuwarden | 4 star hotelfrom $109
Stationsweg 4, Leeuwarden | 4 star hotelfrom $89
Van Sminiaweg 32-36, Leeuwarden | 4 star hotelfrom $118
Legedijk 6, Leeuwarden | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Hofplein 29, Leeuwarden | 4 star hotelfrom $94
Rengerslaan 8, Leeuwarden | Hotelfrom $81
Eewal 73, Leeuwarden | Hotelfrom $69