A crispy cold spring morning in IJsselstein. View from the cottage. (Click to view the full size version, and you’ll see the coots enjoying their breakfast!)
In IJsselstein, we woke up to a crispy cold morning; in fact, the temperatures had been freezing during the night, and the grass was white with frost, despite the season!
The cottage was located just by a larger canal, and a harbor for leisure boating. At breakfast, we discovered that the location was also ideal for bird watching, as a large variety of species presented themselves just outside the window. There were some coots, grebes, and quite a few ducks. Continue reading Music machines and miracles in Utrecht
Crossing the Öresund bridge
On Tuesday morning, we packed the car to the brim and set out on the road from Hässleholm, Skåne. We crossed the Öresund bridge–it’s actually the very first time I’ve crossed it by car; back in the days when we drove the motor home, we always took the ferry from Gothenburg to Fredrikshavn. Continue reading Day one and two in the Netherlands: Mindfulness, excitement and some bad luck…