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Sleeping with the Dutch: Roompot Boomhiemke, Ameland

Roompot Boomhiemke, Ameland | Stay at Roompot Boomhiemke on Ameland, The Netherlands

Whenever I visit the Wadden Island, or the Frysian islands are they’re sometimes called, I always feel like being abroad from The Netherlands. The islands are so secluded and quiet, the architecture is like nowhere else in The Netherlands and you’re so far away from ‘the real world’ that a few days on the islands are a real retreat. Ameland is one of these pretty islands. We stayed at Roompot Boomhiemke and in this article I will let you know why this is an excellent place to stay during your Wadden Island retreat.

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