Van Den Berg State
Travel Blogs from Leeuwarden
Walked into town and had my haircut. A great feeling to have it cut after so long. Then to the bakery to say hi to Eva. We went for a walk in the afternoon to the Makkum beach and a quiet beer. Then a nice evening and dinner in a very old restaurant by the canal. It's great to live so close to walk to the shops restaurants beach harbour in a town with plenty interesting of ...
To Harlingen as on the Dutch coast and close to Afsluitdijk where we planned to cross the following day. Even though a busy fishing village and ferry terminal, it still retained its old world charm and character. The "Bruine Vloot" is a traditional sailing fleet comprised of Klippers, Tjalks and Aken....... all double dutch to me, but absolutely fascinating.
Out along the canals and dykes. ...
Had a lovely day out with Neeltje and Jitze to Ameland. Travelled from Donkerbroek to the take the ferry across to Ameland. Morning tea at Ness and then off on the bike to Oerd, a large complex of dunes +24 meters high and marsh and rich with rare plants and bird life. Also a beautiful white sand beach on the ...
... about some of the city history. We saw the tower from the boat and later climbed to the top of the Oldehove to see the view. We had a very nice ice cream before taking the bikes back and then heading to Saskia and Mark's place for dinner. It was another busy and enjoyable ...
An early morning start for me to get to Roelof and Janny's place in Gorredijk. Then we were off to Urk, a fishing village which was once an island. The weather was great to sit outside and enjoy coffee and lunch and a stroll around the village.
We returned to Gorredijk and then rode bicycles through the woods and countryside to find a lovely quiet place to enjoy afternoon tea, in the sunshine.
An evening meal with Fabriek family and then back to ...
Other places to stay in Leeuwarden
Heliconweg 52, Leeuwarden | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Tweebaksmarkt 25-27, 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