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May 7, 2014 - A return visit to Elburg and then Urk

After a rest day and catching up with the shopping we decided to revisit the small town of Elburg. Again this old town did not disappoint although last time the sun was shining and it was a Sunday. This once successful port town (in the 14th century) laid out with a central grid of streets encircled by a protective wall and moat. This makes for interesting walking finding houses built into the old wall and now the central grid of streets with cafes and quaint shops. Walking away from the town through the main portal is a harbour with some...

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