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2012 Netherlands Waterway Cruise – Itinerary

Once everyone was collected at the “Meeting Point by the Burger King Restaurant,” by John and Ellen Pruiksma Zijp, we were walked to the motorcoaches and on our way. Our first visit was to a small cheese and wooden shoe making shop. The owner demonstrated how he made wooden shoes from a block of wood, read more…

Why the Netherlands Waterway Cruise?

This cruise has something for everyone, whether you are part of Generation X, Baby Boomers, or beyond.  You can join in as many walking tours and excursions as you want and truly “custom” design your experience.  If you want a leisurely cruise or an action-packed cruise, it’s your call.  For me: I LOVED being able read more…

Groningen and the North Sea

Today our motorcoach excursion took us into Groningen, where we had a chance to look around before meeting Sietze de Vries at the Martinikerk (Martin’s Church). Sietze is the organist at the Martinikerk and is also a world-renowned performer who has taken first prize in many international organ competitions. He talked to us about the read more…