December 2020

Pilgrimspath – Part 7

Pilgrimspath Part 7 – From Hardinxveld Giessendam to Brakel “Niets, dat ik hiervoor ruilen zou” Hardinxveld Giessendam – Brakel Today’s few showers didn’t take anything away from the Dutch countryside scenery. We followed the immense rivers, slowly meandering through the flat landscape for centuries. The water taxi gave us a nice break from walking. From …

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Pilgrimspath – Part 6

Pilgrimspath Part 6 – From Nieuwpoort to Hardinxveld Giessendam “De vrijheid tegemoet!” Nieuwpoort – Hardinxveld Giessendam We started the 6th leg of the Pilgrimspath early in the morning in the dark, surrounded by dense fog. A spooky yet unique experience with the ferry silently waiting, big trees slowly appearing, and windmills looming out of the …

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Pilgrimspath – Part 5

Pilgrimspath Part 5 – From Gouda to Nieuwpoort “Trek er op uit, voor dag en dauw.” Gouda – Nieuwpoort At Gouda’s central station, we started the fifth leg (12.35 miles) of the Pilgrimspath. A towpath through the “green heart” led us to the charming little town of Haastrecht. We continued following the river Vlist on …

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