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De Efteling

A visit to the fairy kingdom...one of Holland's most famous attractions, the Efteling theme park. 

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A visit to Delft must include the new Vermeer visitor's centre where you (and the hordes of other people) will see replicas and interpretations of all his works, although disappointingly none of the originals.

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Rondje Pontje, with pancakes

When we visited at Easter, the cabin boy and I had done the Rondje Pontje (which translates as a cute little bike ride with cute ferries!) from Gorinchem and since my crew had brought their bikes all the way from Newcastle I figured they'd love to give it a go too. 

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Leiden - At leisure in resort

I've been to Leiden a couple of times before but I've never had much chance to see the sights, but this time, as Admiral of the fleet, I had to prove that my recommendations were sound and so it was on a sunny Saturday afternoon that three intrepid Broom owners lowered their dinghies from the davits and set off on the Rondje Leiden.

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A trip to the beach

Our trip from Heusden to Sleeuwijk included a detour for an afternoon visit to the beach at the end of the Dode Maas Arm, off the Afgedamde Maas.

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