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Two lips in Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by tracks_travel


... be. This is probably the finest horticultural display we have ever witnessed. Better that the great "North Cheam Crocus Fest" and makes Kew Gardens look like the back of Mitcham Eastfileds Station car park!!!. Bulbs in flower.....bulbs just peeking through.......scented Hyacinths......daffodils......tulips of every colour imaginable............WOW!!! .........seeing is believing.!! Even the most hardened Millwall fan could not fail to ...

Goodbye clothes, so long shoes...

A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast


... or more different outfits.
9. I will have to ship some books to Perth anyway, so I might as well add some shoes to the box for good measure.
10. And if worst comes to worst, I can always leave some stuff behind and do some shopping.

So there you have it! Apart from any underwear my suitcase and backpack are now packed and I have at least made the choices of which items to leave behind. The rest will just have to go in a box with destination Down Under. Problem ...

Amsterdam, an eclectic mix!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree


... the eyes of the people.

We walked out of the museum, found our bikes and the heavens opened. We got absolutely drenched but it was warm and it had been another good day.

Next day, we decided to cycle to Haarlem, as it had been suggested by a number of fellow travellers we had met en route. It is a typically Dutch town, often overshadowed by its big brother, Amsterdam. We got lost at the second junction out of the ...

At the water's edge

A travel blog entry by roamingfree


... where we stopped under the shade of the trees and listened to the beautiful sound of a saxophone - we threw a couple of Euro into his instrument case and proceeded to Binnenhof, where the parliamentary buildings are. It was for the architectural beauty that we went not through a love of politics! We will leave that to our friend Tony Brunt, original founder of the NZ Values Party, considered to be the world's first ...

Stayed one more day :-)

A travel blog entry by deb.garrett


... street. With all the souvenir shops around we noticed one that stood out from the rest - it had a big "wooden" shoe out front. People were sitting in it for pictures. We almost walked on by (and maybe that would have been best), but decided on a whim to give in to this tourist trap attraction. Mom climbed in first and I took a few shots, then she got out. Well, she tried to get out. There was really nothing to hold on to and there were awkward angles. I tried ...

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