Urk

Urk, Netherlands

Travel Blogs from Urk

Urk Travel Blogs (3)
Urk, Urk, Netherlands travel blog

Urk

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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We were pretty seedy the next day but still managed a visit to Urk with Wilma & Kees. Urk is a fishing village and they had a salted herring eating competition. Last years' winner ate 29 herring in an hour. The Olie Bollen were too delicious (kind of a ...

Exploring Urk, Urk, Netherlands travel blog

Exploring Urk

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... isolated, they developed their own dialect and their own national costume, similar to Marken. Unlike Marken, however, the inhabitants of Urk really objected to the closing off of the Zuider Zee, taking their objections to parliament, to no avail. When ...

Unfair winds and following the seas, Urk, The Netherlands travel blog

Unfair winds and following the seas

A travel blog entry by regionalreverie

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... inside except for muddy boots and it was a timely reminder that even in a country as friendly and civilised as The Netherlands there are cultural differences that can cause offence or misunderstanding.   I said my farewells to Corine and then tried ...