Heusden

Today I continued my mission to practice safe ‘social-separation’, whilst exercising outdoors, as prescribed by the Dutch authorities in light of the corona virus pandemic.

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Veluwepeel

75 years ago today, on the night of 7th February 1945, two RAF Halifax bombers were shot down near Veluwepeel, on the edge of De

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DAF Museum

I let the train take the strain today for the 20 minute journey into the centre of Eindhoven. I’ve used the Dutch railways quite a

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Vossenberg

Vantage points are rare in the flat Dutch countryside so I was very interested to learn that a new observation tower has recently been constructed

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America

Decided to cycle to America today. It’s quite a long way from home so I set off before 9am in the hope that I would

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Heythuysen

On this day, 17th November, 75 years ago, the Leudal area of Limburg was liberated from German occupation by Allied forces. To commemorate this historic

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Mierlo

With overnight temperatures well below zero, there was a definite cold nip in the air as I left home for today’s cycle ride. It took

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Charles Holland

Recently I discovered that the very first Englishman to enter the Tour de France, in 1937, was one Charles Holland. My inquisitive nature and keen

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75 Years

Limburg was liberated from German occupation by allied forces 75 years ago. To commemorate this, Nederweert council along with local historians recently erected nine pictorial

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