"Memento morem" Twijzel by nighthawk

Twijzel Travel Guide: 0 reviews and 12 photos

Friesland, as does Groningen, is known for it s churches built on little hills.
Friesland calls them 'terp' (mound) and in Groningen they are known as 'wierde'.
I just love these lumps in the mainly flat rural landscape in these provinces.
From far you can recognize a village by its tower, which stand up like a beacon in flatland.

The graveyards around the churches often go back many years.

A typical farm where once a rich farmer has lived.

  • Last visit to Twijzel: Apr 2002
  • Intro Written Sep 10, 2002
  • Add to Trip Planner (?)
  • Report Abuse

Travelogues (1)

Comments (1)

  • margaretvn's Profile Photo
    Jan 27, 2003 at 10:50 AM

    good photos - we were in Twijzel a while ago BUT it was twizel in new Zealand. i did not knoew there was one so near home!!

nighthawk

“C'est la Vie!”

Online Now

Female

Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 5 7 9

Badges & Stats in Twijzel

  • 0 Reviews
  • 12 Photos
  • 0 Forum posts
  • 1 Comments
  • 930PageViews

Have you been to Twijzel?

  Share Your Travels  

Latest Activity in Twijzel

Photos in Twijzel

See All Photos (12)

Travel Interests

See All Travel Interests (7)