Travel Blogs from Sneek
After a lazy morning, we had lunch in Balk at a little fish shop by the river.
Then we went to Lemmer
This little harbour on Friesland has been the destination of our family for many a trip. Papa used to sail from here on his friend's yacht. So we often came to visit, when they were getting ready to leave or when they had just returned.
I remember many hours watching the boats go through the lock and watching boats leave the marina.
Today we just took ...
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After Schokland, we then travelled on to the next "island" - Urk. This too was an island until the Noordoostpolder was created. And this too has a lighthouse, this time still complete and active.
What a wonderful day!
... the Venice of Freisland. Originally there were 7 islands here, but in the process of making new land, they became one.
So now we are about to close a lovely day with a Chinese meal. They are always special for me because of the Indonesian influence around here.
Today we had an easy going day. We went to Sloten
Sloten received city rights in 1426, and is the smallest of the eleven Frisian cities. It lies within the municipality of Gaasterlân-Sleat. Sloten is one of the smallest cities of the Netherlands and is a ...
We drove to visit the water areas and see the dyke. I didn't really know much about how it all worked, and found it fascinating. everywhere we have driven so far, we watch the sea level indicator on the gps and at times, it is -5m, so we are then actually driving under the canals. other times it reads 0m, which obviously explains why everything is so flat. I would love to ride my bike around here, and there are hundreds of bikes around. ...