Monthly Archives: December 2014

Snow!!

Awoke to snow on the ground and it progressed throughout the day.  We walked to Goffert Park at the end of our road and already many families had arrived with sleds to slid down the gentle slopes.   The deer … Continue reading

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Boxing Day cycle to Ooji

   

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Christmas Day 2014

We arranged to meet Dave & Diane at the Sanadome at the Scandic Hotel for a swim and sauna before our Christmas meal that evening.  It was raining but hey, we were going swimming anyway! It was just as busy … Continue reading

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Open air Museum, Arnhem

Dave and his Mum wanted to visit the Open Air Museum in Arnhem which is just 15 minutes from Nijmegen.  The Museum, or rather park, was established in 1900 and consists of typical Dutch buildings such as windmills and barns … Continue reading

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Zutphen – 21st December

A ‘Dickens Christmas Market’ is held in Deventer every year but because it can be really busy, we decided to visit Zutphen which is a small town nearby.  We were pleasantly surprised as its centre was spared any damage in … Continue reading

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Moyland Castle and Kalkar

We rented a car to go to the Christmas market at Moyland Castle which we’d visited last Christmas.  We went with Denise and Phil our English friends that live in Nijmegen.  We decided to stop in Kalkar to visit the … Continue reading

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Week-end trip to Monchengladbach and Dusseldorf

I got a cheap deal through HEMA so we travelled after work on Friday to Monchengladbach where we had a nice hotel with a room overlooking St Vitus Church. We had a very nice meal at Geros even though they … Continue reading

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