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Europe » Netherlands » Overijssel » Oldenzaal August 29th 2015

This will be one of the last blogs we do. We now are nearly at the end of our stay in Europe. We had a wonderful time and seen again that much, it is hard to remember but lucky we have our blogs, photos and videos. We had such a nice time at Boppard, so much to see and so much traffic on the Rhine that keeps you looking. We were sorry to leave and went to Garderen in Holland, also a wonderful place. We never stayed on the Veluwe so this time we made an effort to see some of the things, like Lelystad and the Open Air museum in Arnhem. We visited both of them. Again the weather was very friendly that made the visits so much better. Long time ago as kids we ... read more
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Europe » Netherlands » Overijssel » Oldenzaal August 15th 2012

The first things we noticed were a pair of wooden shoes standing in our room. Was this for sale or did we had to do something with it. Yes, if we did not want any cleaning done the wooden shoes stay outside the room, cleaning the room you put them inside. Very clever. Today after having a good breakfast we set of to enjoy the beautifull area of Twente. Forrests, fields of corn or granes, a feast for your eyes. The GPR sent us again over the little lanes that runs between the farms and gives you those excellent views on the meadows where the cows are grazing in the warm summer sun. Farmers are everywhere busy and obstruct you on the road by the giant tractors pulling all sorts of machinery. We made a visit ... read more
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Europe » Netherlands » Overijssel » Oldenzaal August 13th 2012

We spent one more day in Ahrweiler and Bad Neuenahr. We visited a foodfair in Bad Neuenahr but only mastered a piece of plum cake, not feeling for any fatty food.Next day we took leave from the nice people in Ahrweiler. We had a glorious stay there. After a good breakfast we left Ahrweiler and went further north direction Holland We landed in a little place called Tubbergen. It is in Twente, close to Hengelo, where I spent the first twelve of so years of my live. Up to a certain point the GPR worked well and we enjoyed the route it had set out for us. We had a mixture of Autobahn and country roads that gave us a good variety of scenery and traffic. Roadworks sent us twice to dead ends but it will ... read more
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