Located 50km South of Rotterdam, Zierikzee is the main town on the Dutch island of Schouwen-Duiveland; the first place I ever visited in the Netherlands. Continue reading
Made it home shortly before 22:00. It took 1 year to plan my road trip to Norway and now it is all over.
In less than 3 hours I made it to Zierikzee on the Dutch coast in the Zeeland region, where I will spend my final night abroad.
2 nights in the Netherlands now – one night here in Venlo – tomorrow an easier day, just a 2 hour drive to get to Zierikzee on the Dutch coast – and then back to Gloucestershire on Sunday.
Then it was on to the town of Baarle-Hertog/Baarle-Nassau. The town has 2 names because it is in 2 countries: The border zig-zags round (it’s not simply a case of a line through the middle): Driving through the town centre… Continue reading
I woke up to another warm and Sunny day in Germany. I had a long drive ahead of me so didn’t want to hang around too much.
German holiday traffic all the way from De Panne, countless lorries, the first traffic jam was before I even made it to the motorway!
The festivities of the last week or so have rather made it all but a distant memory, but the week before Christmas I had time for just one final European trip of the year. Continue reading
It took about 90 minutes to get there, and I parked in one of the city’s Park and Ride car parks, just a short distance from the A10, Amsterdam’s version of the M25 – and just a couple of stops… Continue reading
I went in to Amsterdam’s Royal Palace this morning. Pre-booked my ticket for €10 a couple of weeks ago which meant I got straight in, collected the free audio-tour guide and a map, and went to walk around.