Our 2nd trip to Amsterdam

Tiptoe through the tulips – Nederlands: 17th May – day 12 Lots of photo’s but no words yet – will update soonest – still have muscle issues I don’t want to make worse. Well it is now 3 months since I last updated the Dutch trip section of Hilma’s blog. Strange that my right arm […]

Ommen, getting lost and garden sculptures

I’ve now run out of Dutch songs……. Another cycling day – Ommen & back: 13th May – Day 8 Eurovision – did you see it? We didn’t but looking at the news app this morning (which we shouldn’t because we are on holiday) we found out that there had been some kind of protest whilst […]

Dalfsen, Vilsteren, trucks & windmills

Smurfs – the greatest hits……go on, I dare you! Cycling day – Dalfsen & Vilsteren: 12th May – Day 7 Using the Dutch ‘Node Network’ of cycle paths we planned a route that would take us to Dalfsen and back, to see how far it was. There were a couple of windmills (Molen) on the […]

When it’s spring again……

When it’s spring again we’ll sing again……tulips from Amsterdam Hoping for the best to Eastermeer: 10th May – day 5 I think this one was a Max Bygraves special? Today was a traveling day, we left the Op Hoop Van Zagan to other campers ‘Hoping for the Best’ – don’t get me wrong there was […]

I saw a mouse……………

I saw a mouse, where? There on the stairs, right there… Off to the beach: 8th May Another of those ‘old classics’ from the Ed Stewpot era kept creeping into my head every time I passed a windmill – and no, I haven’t taken the classic tourist photo of one yet. Our original plan for […]

Tiptoe through the Tulips……….

Tiptoe through the tulips…………… Netherlands: 6th May Some of you may recall that infamous song made famous by Tiny Tim (6’ 2”) in 1968 – for those hipsters reading this…. What the hell is he talking about …. Google it! Off we go again in Hilma – last time we were out it was -3°C […]