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Roadtrip trough Stroomland

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@Schulmanator: Yes it was, imagine biking in that cold. I had to and it is a bad as it sounds like.(there is something nice at it in some way) Next week the temperatures are going back to normal which means I can no longer ice skate L. I’m glad you liked the flag, this week I made some more pictures in gimp.

@YUUU: Thanks!

@NMUspidey: Yes it usually never happens here either, it was the coldest week since 1944 I believe, "the Winter of hunger"

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Today I wanted to do something different. Insired by the many roadtrips around I mad one my self in Nathanthemayor's style he showed in his Cj the United Cities. The trip will be trough th eprovince of Stroomland [str-ohm Lah-nt]which means “stream land”. We will mainly drive on the N1, wich follows the meanders of the river Tuur [Tu:r]

I am very sorry about the errors in the left of pictures, I don't know how that happened :boggle:

We start just south of the village Best, which we pass.

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The N1 exits from itself, the N17 replaces the N1, we are heading for Jolen

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The entrance sign of Jolen. Jolen is a very stretched out village and also home to Kasteel Jolen [Kah-stayle Yo-len], the castle of Jolen. Let’s take a look at it.

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The core of the town. We go to the left (north)

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We take the Bergweg (north) to reach the castle

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This small castle has been a very important link in the defense of both the cities Ture and Bijsterveld, which can be easily accessed by the river.

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We go down again to the N1

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At Karpershoek we will enter the A1, we go straight ahead (north)

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An overview of the river meandering around the castle hill

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And soon we enter the village Karpershoek [Kahrpers-hook] home to the Stroomdalen (Stream Valleys) National Park

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In Karpershoek we drive across the Karpersbridge to cross the river.

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We take the A1 in the direction to Aker

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Just 3 kilometres to go until the end of our trip

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Large mansions at the entrance of the NP imagine how much they’d cost!

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We made it to Ooiedal [Oy-uh-dahl] our destination!

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I hope you enjoyed this roadtrip, please let me know!

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