dinsdag 21 juli 2009
Nijmegen Four Days Marches : Day One
The start of the 93rd Four Days Marches (Vierdaagse)
went well. Early in the morning, at four o'clock, Marchleader
Johan Willemstein opened the marches for the participants
that have to walk 50 kms. The present spectators cheered
and applauded when the participants started their walk.
This first day of the marches is known as the Day of Elst.
This is what we saw this morning at a quarter to six
when we started our walk. This bridge is called the
Our day went well, it was quite warm, but that is
much better than having to walk in the rain. My dad
was the only one with some muscle trouble, but we
are hoping that he will be feeling better tomorrow.