This summer I spent a week in the Netherlands with my family.
I only took with me my Talon UL since I could not load my luggage much more. So I decided to take the one that I thought could give me more chances of flying.
In the end I had very little time for flying since we did so many things and visited so many places of the beautiful country.
I only got the chance of flying one day at a beach we visited in Bloemendaal aan zee: http://goo.gl/maps/HEbsN
Unfortunately the wind was so strong I could barely control the kite.
I was really scared of breaking the Talon UL but I just could not miss the opportunity
So I was metaphorically flying on the edge of the kite and literally on the edge of the window to try to have the least wind possible!
Here's the short video where I was mostly trying slots. Funny how the wind makes the kite perform the slot moving backwards!
After about 30 minutes of flying a police car came up to me and told me that there was a special area of the beach for kite flying. That I should move North 200m.
I thought that was an amazing thing. Beaches with specially defined areas for flying kites!
That is indeed a civilized and organized country!
At that point I was already so tired I just packed away but I really had some nice fun and can now say I have flown in the Netherlands