Our riverboat cruise through The Netherlands and Belgium, April 2007

Walking through Enkhuizen

Enkhuizen was established between 1000 and 1200 and is magnificently preserved. The city prospered due to its herring fishing industry and trade from the Dutch East India Company.

The Zuider Zee Open-Air Museum

The museum depicts the everyday life from the fishing villages that surrounded the Zuiderzee, including 19th century houses, shops and public buildings. Included are demonstrations on almost forgotten rope-making and fish smoking.


Hoorn was once one of Holland’s richest port cities and was a headquarters of the Dutch East India Company and dates back to 1357


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