Pieterpad day 16, rest day: Doetinchem

We stay two nights at Hotel Villa Ruimzicht, with an exclusive restaurant with a green Michelin star. Wonderfully luxurious and relaxed. Doetinchem is not special, we just go into town for an hour or so. We do have a special encounter today. Last night we enjoyed the special kitchen of chef Bjorn Massop. A delicious … Read more

Pieterpad day 14, stage 13: Laren-Vorden

Another nice walk through the Achterhoek, many walkers and cyclists today, it is Saturday and beautiful weather.  The tour goes through the narrow Achterhoekse roads and along beautiful farms and over estates with small castles or country houses. We start early in Laren, a beautiful village and with excellent weather. The walking is excellent, thanks … Read more

Pieterpad day 12, stage 11: Hellendoorn-Holten

Today we walk our 11th stage of the Pieterpad, only 16km, over the Sallandse Heuvelrug. Our total odometer comes to 208km today. The weather is beautiful, the surroundings remain beautiful and our bodies cooperate reasonably well. The day starts with a delicious breakfast at Mrs. Bakker in Hellendoorn. When we leave Hellendoorn we again notice … Read more