"Winsum in Friesland" Winsum by PeteNL

Winsum Travel Guide: 0 reviews and 3 photos

Small and quiet “nest” in the Friesian countryside, where I have lived for some months. It really "stirs" up in the summer months, when one of the rare Friesian sports is staged here: Fierljeppen. It’s long-jump with a pole, across a stretch of water.
The "national" championships are always staged here in August

  • Last visit to Winsum: Jun 2002
  • Intro Written Apr 29, 2003
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  • themajor's Profile Photo
    Aug 30, 2005 at 4:18 PM

    Ah, the delights of dyke-jumping! Can there be a more winsome way of wandering over waterways than the one in Winsum?

  • nighthawk's Profile Photo
    May 15, 2003 at 7:00 AM

    great to see fierljeppen here! winsum gr has water too yet not the pole jumping! thanks 4 visiting my hp and yr kind words!

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