Monthly Archives: October 2013

Kleve, Germany

Kleve is our nearest large German town and is about 15 minutes drive. Since we had a rental car provided through NXP, we checked it out on Sunday.  Of course, all shops were shut but we found a place below … Continue reading

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Maastrict and Aachen

NXP arranged a car rental as part of the package and we decided to split the month over a few weekends since there was no real need for a car during the week.  We got a nice 4WD Volvo which … Continue reading

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A cycle to Ooij

Ooij (pronouned Oy!), sits along the polder. Polders are flood defences and are low-lying tracts of land enclosed by embankments (barriers) known as dikes.  We cycled west of Nijmegen, on a single lane road on top of the dike, passing … Continue reading

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First few weeks in Nijmegen

We have been lucky with the weather since we arrived and it’s been mild and mostly sunny.  I’ve met Bill in the Grote Markt after work for a beer in one of the bars with outdoor seating and enjoy catching … Continue reading

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