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Dutch Delights!

A travel blog entry by curious1

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... our skipper/guide Klaas?) We cruised through the canals, and learned some new facts. Amsterdam used to be on the ocean, and the canals were salt water. Now, the coast is 30 km away, and the canals are fresh water. The houses that were built originally, were built with wooden poles for the foundations. (I asked what the foundations were like, because so many houses have shifted and are leaning). Anyways, the sand layer (which is more stable than the swamp ...

Last days in Mumbai

A travel blog entry by dijoh2o

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... traces remain.

The Portuguese called the island Elephanta on seeing its huge gigantic statue of an Elephant at the entrance. The Statue is now placed in the garden outside the Bhau Daji Lad Museum (erstwhile Victoria & Albert Museum) at the Jijamata Udyaan (erstwhile Victoria Gardens) in Mumbai. These caves were renovated in the 1970s ...

Amsterdam and Bruges

A travel blog entry by cassiandria

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... US, Columbia, Brazil, Ireland, Canada, USA, South Africa, Mexico and several countries in South-East Asia. It's a great mix and once we got over the awkward stranger thing, it was all really casual. They are all older than me by at least 10 years, though. Our first stop was Bruges where I met May from Columbia who came over to learn English in England prior to the trip. We saw the lovely city of Bruges, ...

Amsterdam 8th Aug

A travel blog entry by aileenlewis50

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... and olive oil. Then Kim and Monique had to taste test the spareribs with or without the bbq sauce flavour. Once we all had a taste it was thumbs up and we ventured inside to our table. There we were treated to merlot, some sparkling bubble(which I became quite fond of) ! And a Mendoz ofMalbec Reserva 2011 red wine from the famous Nortons Winery !!! DEVINE!!!! My starter was an Argentine mix platter of chorizo sausage, meat pastie and ...

D23 - This is so Dutch!

A travel blog entry by travel_addict

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This morning, I quickly looked around Nine Streets and the areas nearby before I took Victor's recommendation to visit Zaanse Schans. This was a really nice part to explore the Dutch buildings, bridges and observe people's daily life in Amsterdam. However, this is a touristic city, of course you can easily find some souvenir shops. I would say most items in this city were good, the ceramic Dutch candle houses were so gorgeous! It might sound insane to do it but ...

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