Blokzijl - Elburg
September 19, 2017 – 9:16AM
After waking up the next morning we were surrounded by dense fog, preventing us to leave. Nevertheless, one or two daredevils passed us – maybe their boats are equipped with a radar-system?
September 19, 2017 – 10:37AM
We stayed put, though, because (a) the possibility of a collision is far from unlikely, (b) there was a lake in front of us, enlarging the chance of getting lost and (c) it’s utterly boring without a view.
The beer-barrels are shown to the audience, accompanied by historically dressed locals, drums and music. It’s an initiative of the Elburger Bier Genootschap (Elburgian Beer Society), since…
… …2007, hence the 11th celebration. We did have a few, in fact. Very good! The society’s name is Het Witte Paard (The White Horse), by the way. Could be the name of a British pub, couldn’t it?
Elburg (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elburg), once a member of the Hanseatic League, is absolutely a very pretty little town. The house that is visible...
...on the left is a built-in one, part of the former city-wall. As far as the narrow street is concerned, one can take innumerable pictures like this.
Go away with a wink
A few funny ones to end with. On this door it’s announced ‘Geen gezeur aan deze deur’. That rymes (in Dutch) and means ‘No moaning at this door’. It’s a little joke, though, as next to it, it says ‘Ingang om de hoek’ (= Entrance around the…
Be welcome with a hug
…corner). The second one just says ‘Welkom! Leuk dat je er bent’, ‘Welcome! It’s nice you’re here.’ The first is, well, let’s say informative, while the latter is friendly at first glance. We had close to 1.000 hits last week! Thanks for following us.
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Dankjewel, Tineke! Tot gauw 😍.
En dan nog even en Amersfoort in zicht
De laatste foto: ongelooflijk!!!!!
Dank je wel, Tineke! We zien mekaar hopelijk snel in A'foort.
Jaja, 't schiet op. Maar rustig aan, want de Nijkerkersluis is nog een paar dagen geblokkeerd. (En een 'Vollenhove' zal ik -als ik er aan toe kom- een n toevoegen...)