Monthly Archives: October 2017
I wonder why people in the 18th century needed to create liveable conditions of the swamps of Nederwaard, surely Europe wasn’t that crowded back then? But it is impressive: over 200 years ago people built 78 windmills to pump up water to live on the land – and in the mills. When driving to the […]
The Netherlands are known for great bike paths but I thought they were good in Maldegen, Belgium, too, were we visited friends, borrowed bikes and went too see the countryside and the small town revive their old tradition of a parade of giants.
From The Hague we explored the Zeeland. The drives were wonderful; roads in excellent condition, wide views and such long bridges that at times it felt like we were driving on water. We stayed the night in Middelburg, the beautiful capital of Zeeland. Did you know president Roosevelt originally came from the Zeeland area? We […]
The great thing with continental Europe is that the distances are so short. Me and hubby got a free long weekend in September, booked flights to Amsterdam, hired a small car for three days. Long nights, relaxing meals and coffee breaks, catching up with friends, a few walks and a bike ride in three days. […]