Wierden in Middag

Route

The first wierde North-West of Groningen, Kleiwerd, a few metres high, along the remains of an old stream

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Former sea dike (until mid 19th century) along the Reitdiep.

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Dandelions are called paardebloem (horse flower) in Dutch

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Coffee in the renowned Café Hamming in Garnwerd.

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On the edge of the wierde of Ezinge. It used to decline gradually towards the farm, which is still somewhat elevated, but the very fertile soil was dug away in the 1920’s, fortunately under archaeological supervision.

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13th century church

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On the wierde Fransum …

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… the farmer there has built a Rustpunt (Rest Point) …

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… where you can have a coffee, tea, lemonade and a cookie.

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The farm is organic, and this one-day old calf stays with the mother.

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This wierde has its own church.

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This is the other farm on Fransum.

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