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While visiting the Netherlands, I spent a wonderful warm sunny day in the province of Drenthe, walking in two areas noted for their megalithic remains. I started by taking the bus from Assen to Tumulibos, an area of woodland containing numerous Bronze Age grave mounds. From there, it was a short walk to Kampheide where there were more grave mounds, then half a kilometre north to the wonderful Balloo hunebed (D16).
Another short bus trip—to Schoonoord—brought me to the start of a splendid walk through the Sleenerzand, visiting the Papeloze Kerk (hunebed D49), the Galgenberg, memorials to two aircraft shot down during WW2, and the amazing Noord Sleen hunebed D50. Finally, I took the bus into Emmen and visited two more notable hunebedden, the Langgraaf (D43) and Emmerdennen (D45).