Bruce and Elly never say Neder(lands) again

Most of Bruce’s blog-posts are just photos: the literary spirit had fled!

Day 1 (28 August): Home to Waverley, Newcastle to North Shields

Day 2 (29 August): 29 IJMuiden to Alkmaar

Day 3 (30 August): Alkmaar to Texel

Day 4 (31 August): visiting den Burg

Day 5 (01 September): around Texel

Day 6 (02 September): to den Burg, then de Koog

Day 7 (03 September): Oudeschild and de Waal

Day 8 (04 September): Texel to Enkhuizen, via Anna Paulowna

  • We were going to cycle from Texel to Enkhuizen but rain stopped play. Fortunately there are trains. There are many ways to say ‘Enkhuizen’, depending on whether you speak Dutch, Frysk or fake Hereford accent. I suspect the latter is less likely to be right.
  • cyclemeter map

Day 9 (05 September): Zuiderzee museum

Day 10 (06 September): Enkhuizen to Lelystad

Day 11 (07 September): Batavialand (in Lelystad)

Day 12 (08 September): Lelystad to Zaandam

Day 13 (09 September): coffee-stop!

No cycling today, in fact not much movement due to rain, general lethargy and need for large amounts of coffee.

Day 14 (10 September): around the Alkmaardermeer

Day 15 (11 September): coffee-stop!

No cycling today, in fact not much movement due to rain, general lethargy and need for even larger amounts of coffee.

Day 16 (12 September): Zaandam to IJMuiden, ferry to North Shields

Day 17 (13 September): North Shields to Newcastle, Waverley to home