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A Week in the Netherlands in Fall 2017 – Part 2 – Groningen
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A Week in the Netherlands in Fall 2017 – Part 2 – Groningen

Gerben worked a lot to finish the houseboat in Groningen. Went with him and Dee for a day to look at the city. The old part is quite nice and there are lots to see. ‎⁨Verbindingskanaal⁩ in Groningen Sint Jozefkathedraal Sint Jozefkathedraal Sint Jozefkathedraal St. Anthony Gasthuis Tower of the Martinikerk Town hall at Grotemarkt…

A Week in the Netherlands in Fall 2017 – Part 1
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A Week in the Netherlands in Fall 2017 – Part 1

Visited Dee and Gerben in Spring in Amsterdam. Now they are back in Mirns – a good time to come over for a week and enjoy the quiet countryside. Got another one of the less than 100€ Euro travel train tickets both ways. Early in the morning I got up and walked down to the…

The Netherlands early Summer 2017 – Edam
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The Netherlands early Summer 2017 – Edam

From the campground to Edam or Amsterdam takes about the same time with the bicycle. And I was so many times in Amsterdam but only one time in Edam – so it was Edam today. You pedal in the general direction until you pass a signpost with the bike routes on it. Now you find…

The Netherlands early Summer 2017 – Part 1
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The Netherlands early Summer 2017 – Part 1

If you want to go to from Stuttgart to Amsterdam to Stuttgart and you do not want to spend more than 100€ you have a few options. Hitch Hike: Free but one can not be sure to arrive at the same day Ride sharing: Quite fast but you need somebody that goes both ways at…

Summer Trip 2016 Part 5 – Groningen
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Summer Trip 2016 Part 5 – Groningen

Goodbye Berlin – a few more hours to Groningen. Walked to the bakery, had coffee with some baked nice things. From there it is only a minute to the tram stop. Now imagine: rush hour traffic at the station and only two machines for tickets. A looooong line and most of the people do not…

Walking down Nieuwendammerdijk in Amsterdam
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Walking down Nieuwendammerdijk in Amsterdam

Nieuwendammerdijk is a dyke or dam in the Northern IJdijk between Buiksloot and Schellingwoude. On my way from the camp ground to Amsterdam down town I crossed it to get to the ferry. Nieuwendam founded in 1514 after one of the dykes broke. At the time the dyke lay between the IJ river and fields….