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Tuesday 7 July

Boerderij 't Geertje

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We had rain this morning and a morning at home. Shirley, Jennifer and Rosemary played Euro Monopoly. The currency is Euros and the one Euros are plastic coins. The streets are replaced by cities or towns around Europe, for example, Berlin and Paris.

In the afternoon we visited 't Geertje near Zoetewoude. It is a boerderij / farm open to the public, and even Crown Prince of Netherlands and his wife take their children here to visit the animals. We saw a nest high up on a platform on top of a telephone pole, with two storks. The dutch are providing nesting places for storks to encourage their numbers to increase.

Horses and barn at Boerderij 't Geertje, Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

Goats are the main stock unit at Boerderij 't Geertje, Zoeterwoude, Netherlands. The farm produces goats milk, goats cheese and other goat by-products.

Farm buildings at Boerderij 't Geertje, Zoeterwoude, Netherlands. They are typical of buildings on small boerderijen (farms).

Feeding the deer at Boerderij 't Geertje, Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

We bought an ice cream cone from the little cafe/restaurant and there is also a small shop selling preserves, different flours, cheeses, clogs, honey and souvenirs.

Painted clogs in the winkel (shop) at Boerderij 't Geertje, Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

After a few purchases, we headed home for dinner and watched 'The Matrix'.

Posted by TheDorsey5 03:37 Archived in Netherlands Tagged family_travel

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Ya know... your continuing lauding of ya travels are really getting on my nerves...hahahahah.. I told you things would have been much improved on you trip if'n ya'd taken me with you... well improved for me at least, but that's neither here nor there... anyhoo... ya look like ya are having a fantastic time... I am soooooo jealous... stuck back here with MY SCHOOL WORK... ya'll remember that won't you girls... Thank you for your constant stream of news... it makes like you're not quite so far from us... we miss you all and look forward to the day when you return... Take care.... love ya all.... Tim xxxxx

by bravanovic

Hey Rosemary! Did you buy some clogs 4 Rebecca??

by XchristaX

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