Marken

Finally, Marken!

Posted by on 15/05/2013 at 9:20 am

Among all the bike rides around Amsterdam, this outta be one of my favorites, and here I’ll write about the first time we conquered it!


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The way there is fabulous: the lovely fishermen village of Durgerdam is just a stone-throw away from Amsterdam, yet it seems stuck centuries in the past. Then you follow the coastline all the way to the island… as you maybe remember from my previously failed attempt to reach it!

This time around I went there with my friend Bert, we cycled all the way to the eastern tip, where you can see this bad-ass, marvelous lighthouse.

marken is conquered lighthouse

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