Today we drove from Delft to the beach town of Renesse, where we will spend the last night of our Springtime in Holland tour. On our journey we crossed the dams of the Delta Works, which are one of the seven wonders of the modern world. We cycled in the dunes and walked to Renesse, Read more about Last night of our Springtime in Holland tour in the beach town Renesse[…]
Today we strolled through the flea markets in Delft and tried the different cakes during Kingsday. Several bands were playing and the party continues tonight!
Today some members of the group went on a boat trip to the Kinderdijk, a UNESCO World heritage site with a unique collection of 19 authentic windmills and some went to see the Royal Delft pottery.
We walked through the city of Delft and saw the city getting ready for the most important bank holiday of the Netherlands: Kingsday. Only two days two go until the party starts! 🙂 The historic city of Delft has a lot to offer. Besides the amazing buildings you can visit potteries, like the Royal Delft Pottery, Read more about Delft is getting ready for Kingsday[…]
Today we left the Keukenhof region and moved on to Delft. On the way we had the opportunity to visit the Bloemenveiling, the world largest flower auction in Aalsmeer and to try the famous stroopwafels and cheese in Gouda.
Today the participants of our escorted motorhome tour “Springtime in Holland” cycled through the flower fields to the nearby Keukenhof. After having spent 6-8 hours admiring and taking photos of the flowers at the Keukenhof, we talked about the day sitting in the sun at the campsite.
After having seen the floats stationary and illuminated last evening, we could admire them today during the flower parade. We also saw many marching bands. Some of them started their participation where we stood during the parade. On our Facebook page you can see more photos and a video taken during the flower parade.
During the morning we visited the cheese market in Alkmaar and then continued to our campsite close to the Keukenhof. In the evening we cycled to Noordwijkerhout, to see the floats, which will participate in the flower parade tomorrow.
On the 6th day of our tour “Springtime in Holland” we had one of the tour highlights and the group made their own wooden clog. This was a very demanding task, but everyone was pleased with the final result. We also saw the production process of cheese and had the opportunity to taste and buy Read more about Tour highlight clog making workshop and visit to cheese farm[…]
Amsterdam Island hopping with bikes On our second day in Amsterdam, some of the group enjoyed the beautiful weather and took their bikes for a ride in the recreational park next to the campsite. Others had a second day in Amsterdam to absorb more of this lively city. A view of the campsite from the islands Read more about Amsterdam Island hopping with bikes[…]
Day 4 of our Escorted Motorhome Tour “Springtime in Holland” was a sunny, but cold day in Amsterdam. We saw interesting buildings and floating flower stalls, as well as many many bikes!
After a longer drive from Ghent, we have arrived at our scenic campsite in Amsterdam next to the lake. During the sunny afternoon some explored the region, or relaxed at the motorhome. Tomorrow most of the group will take the bus into the city centre, or cycle into town.
During the first stop of our Springtime in Holland motorhome tour, we had the opportunity to see several markets in the historic city centre of Ghent. The markets were: flowers, live stock, antiques, fruit & vegetables and books. But of course the city has also many historic sites and buildings to see and visit. We Read more about Markets and historic city centre of Ghent[…]
As we had already posted, the former aire right next to the beach and the exit of the port has been closed. A brand new one has been built a bit further in land. It is well equipped with 4 dumping stations and has hard standing. Unfortunately there are no electric hook up points available. Read more about New Aire in Calais now open[…]
First tour of the year a complete success! We have just returned from our first tour this year. In addition to our own tours MandA Tours also runs tours for German customers for the LMC brand of the Hymer Group. The tour started on Saturday 1st April at the Tropical Island Resort south-east of Berlin and Read more about First tour of the year a complete success![…]
All set for the new season! Our motorhome is now ready for the upcoming touring season! Our IVECO Daily has had its annual engine check, the front tyres have been replaced and the springs and shock absorbers renewed. The living area has been spring cleaned, a humidity check carried out and tanks cleaned. We Read more about All set for the new season![…]