Netherlands 20: 2012

2020 was due to be our 10th consecutive trip to The Netherlands. Unfortunately, world events and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has put a stop to that. Rather than dwell on what might have been, I thought I’d take the opportunity to look back at our previous trips to The Netherlands.

This is part 2, looking at our 2012 trip. You can find part 1 here, looking at 1989-2011.

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Netherlands 20

2020 was due to be our 10th consecutive trip to The Netherlands. As before, we were due to spend a week at Duinrell with friends and family. We were also planning a stay at Vakantiepark Koningshof, not far from Katwijk the week before.

Unfortunately, world events and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has put a stop to that. In the scheme of things, there’s bigger things to be worrying about right now, but it’s disappointing nonetheless.

Rather than dwell on what might have been, I thought I’d take the opportunity to look back at our previous trips to The Netherlands, going back a long time before I started the blog and was really aware of transport cycling as a thing.

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Netherlands 19: The route to Nunspeet

For the first week of our near annual Netherlands trip, we usually try to find somewhere new to visit, where we’ve not been before. In previous years, this has included stays in The Hague, Zeeland, Utrecht and Bovenkarspel. This year, we headed to the holiday park Droompark Bad Hoophuizen, located in Hulshorst, Gelderland. Continue reading “Netherlands 19: The route to Nunspeet”