Hey everyone and welcome back to our continuing European adventure for 2016. We picked up Normie and headed over to Calais and stayed the night in Dunkirk before crossing through Belgium and hitting Middelburg in the Netherlands. I have to say that following the coastline of Belgium was a lot nicer than when we had previously travelled through the eastern side. The skies were clear but the temps were still in single digits when we got to the little town of Gouda and after purchasing a month’s supply of cheese we headed off for Keukenhof Keukenhof, for those not aware, is home to the annual tulip festival and we were extremely lucky that clear weather coincided with the blooming just as we arrived. Driving around the area the many fields in bloom and yet to be harvested made a colourful sight but attending the show was even better. There is even a parade through all the little towns in the area and though it’s mainly about tulips I’m sure I spotted 1 or 2 little pansies. Our friends Cathy and Heino had told us about the quaint little town of Giethoorn and though the weather had now turned quite wet we managed to […]
Lago Maggiore, Italy. I noticed this group driving around earlier...as there were 4 of them in a Veedub with rattling cans tied behind them it was hard not to notice them. So as we were walking along the shore a bit later we passed where they had pulled over for the friends to adjust the cans while the newlyweds got their footy tips in.