Travel Blogs from Sneek
... Copenhagen store and we were right there but I didn’t go in so I found a couple of shops that stocked it in this town (Aabenraa). It was good to stop, have a coffee and short look around. We didn’t end up buying any as the range wasn’t big and we’d seen some we liked online, so we may just end up buying something small from there. Its times like these that are a little stressful as Ro and I would love just to have a ...
... around the lock area, saw some more Lemsteraak sail boats and had coffee.
Oh and ... yes we saw a lighthouse. But it is a replica.
The lighthouse was originally built in 1887 and demolished in 1968. This 1993 replica was built for a film and now stands on the pier.
Amazing how cheeky sparrows are. The cleaned up the plate on the table next to us. And they had a go at Mama's cream. I think they would have taken crumbs from our fingers, they were that tame. ...
... first half of the 20th century the Dutch reclaimed land which is now called the Noordoostpolder and Schokland became landlocked completely.
Today Schokland is a popular archeological site and host to the Schokland Museum. Schokland was the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in ...
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So we were one of the 9500 vehicles that cross this amazing feat of engineering every day.
After a cup of coffee - the Dutch do a lovely milky coffee they call "Kaffee verkeerd" - and a bite to eat, we returned over the dam and had a quick look at Makkum.
This little town ...
... for sports such as sailing. Sloten is near the Slotermeer. It is a historical city with old buildings and a mill in the center of the city. (wikipedia)
We had a little walk (you could circumnavigate the place in 30 min.) and took lots of pictures.