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May 9, 2013 - Turrets and old seaports

Today we started our exploration by visiting the town of Kampen which again was an old seaport. The special feature of this town was the impressive turreted 14th century town gates and the large number of towers around the town not necessarily on churches. There was also the impressive Ijssel Bridge over the River Ijssel on which the town stands. From Kampen we then visited the small village of Vollenhove which again was a flourishing sea port which had bastions and ramparts which no form a side of the Vollenhover Canal. We sat and enjoyed...

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