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  • Day16

    On the Waal to Nijmegen

    May 10, 2015 in the Netherlands ⋅ ⛅ 19 °C

    While it is still in the Netherlands the Rhine River is known as the Waal. We had lunch with Richmond and Debbie, whose stateroom is across the passageway from ours. Joined at the table by Jerri and Mark from Anchorage, Alaska. I got good photos of a church and bridge connecting Waardenburg and Zaltbommel, then attended a lecture on Dutch water management. At 3:30 pm I got shot of church tower at Tiel.

    4:15 pm. Went to afternoon tea and had warm shortbread with chocolate chips, waffle cookies, English trifle, and coffee with eggnog and cream. We are approaching Nijmegen. At 8:50 pm I get a shot of the bridge at Rees, Germany. At 9:00 pm we attended a presentation on the Golden Age of Dutch history and the Dutch masters.

    I went up on the Sun Deck to make sure I got a photo of the railroad bridge at Nijmegen. Its destruction by the Dutch Resistance makes an interesting story from World War 2.
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