Pieterpad day 29, ultimate stage 26: Valkenburg-Sint Pietersberg

From Pieterburen to the Sint Pietersberg in Maastricht in 26 stages. Beforehand we should not have thought about walking 500km. But we made it and it feels good!Today is a last day through the hilly landscape of South Limburg, from Valkenburg to Maastricht, a beautiful stage. And what a satisfaction to have climbed the Pietersberg … Read more

Pieterpad day 28, stage 25: Sittard-Valkenburg

In our penultimate stage we enter the Limburg hilly landscape, steep slopes up and down, which is quite an effort for our tired bodies. Fortunately the weather cooperates again, a strong sun in the morning and some coolness in the afternoon help us through the tough trip. We have pleasant conversations with “great-nephew” Bernard and … Read more

Pieterpad day 22, stage 20: Groenigen-Swolgen

We walk through the Brabant and Limburg catchment areas and the floodplain of the Maas. The Vierlingsbeek is now called the Afleidingskanaal and further on it is called the Molenbeek. Later we walk along the Oostrumsche Beek, which sometimes flows quite turbulent. It’s great how these streams determine the landscape next to the heather and … Read more