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Jun 14, 2017 - Gorinchem, Netherlands

Wednesday This morning we motored a short distance to Werkemdam, off loading the bikes quickly to commence riding. This ride passed several small villages with beautiful thatched houses, with a number of exceptional examples, one with new thatch which is a light caramel sheen, shame thatch darkens with age. Apparently the craft of thatching is dying in Holland, so this type of roofing is now very expensive compared to tiles. Although increases the value of the properties significantly. Our guide Albert, pointed out, a weird sight with a...

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