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DE BIESBOSCH – the Dutch go wild

Spoonbills feeding

Dry land is in short supply in the Netherlands, so there are few places where farmland has been deliberately flooded to create a nature reserve.

De Biesbosch spanning the provinces of North Brabant and South Holland, may be the wildest part of the country, so naturally a route planned by Greenpeace passes through it. We Pieperpad cyclists were very grateful. Continue reading


Filed under Birds, Cycle touring, Holland