Warstiens – Franeker/Frjentsjer
Trouble on its way
At 2:56PM we moored near Warga/Wergea under horrible circumstances, as far as the weather’s concerned. Believe it or not, the left picture was the starboard-side...
...view at 8:14PM; the right picture was the portside-view at 8:16PM. The same evening, in case someone wonders. Volatile circumstances one might say.
Close to where we were moored there’s a Art Nouveau/Deco-style bench, used by a group of elderly male city-inhabitants, either arriving walking, by bicycle, zimmer frame, mobility scooter or even a real scooter. Could this be a part of the future for one of us??
In front of where we were moored a man walked not his dog – or even cat, no, he walked his... rabbit. Rabbit? Yes, rabbit. Even a stroller was part of the man’s equipment. This rabbit must enjoy an enviable style of life – without fear to being gobbled up around Christmas…
Franeker’s/Frjenstjer’s Nieuwe Hof (I)
Franeker is a picturesque little town cut through by lovely small canals. Since we are here only for a short period we are unable to tell you more about the town. Except for one thing. Once the town was a university town (1585 – 1811), see for more https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Franeker. It was the second oldest...
Franeker’s/Frjenstjer’s Nieuwe Hof (II)
...one, founded only ten years after Leiden! The left picture is one without cars; the right one with cars (and the canal.) Tomorrow, Monday the 7th of May 2018, our ship will be lifted out of the water for maintenance – in Harlingen/Harns. It will be busy. Therefore, apologies in advance if we cannot do a lot about next week’s blog. Bye for now.
De originele advertentie was natuurlijk "50% of meer"🤔. Prachtige Hollandse plaatjes weer.
Diny & Simon
Zeg, je suggereert toch niet dat de Ljouwerdenaren het %-teken niet kennen ?? Enne, ja 't is allemachtig prachtig.