Inn On The Lake
Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
... Amy bought a book at the end of the tour, the book is written by Miep Gies and is called Anne Frank Remembered. Miep was one of the people that helped hide Anne Franks family during the war. It is people like Miep who to me are the real heroes, putting their lives at risk to help others. It was pouring rain as we were leaving the Anne Frank Huis so we found another bar and settled in for a beer which takes me back to my thoughts on Jordaan. It ...
... I soon stopped and put on my one piece rainsuit.
Onwards around the Edinburgh city bypass I head and finally onto the wonderful twisty A68 and head towards Galashields. As this is a rather busy A road I as usual turn off and start heading along the much more scenic and quiet B roads and am soon passing through the wonderful historic border town of Coldstream and finally over the border into England.
The weather has been quite nice so far ...
... painters is Rembrandt (1606-1669). We saw many of his paintings. He originally became wealthy painting portraits for higher society and groups. His most famous painting, a group portrait done in an action-shot style, is "The Night Watch". There were other exhibits at the Rijks that I/we enjoyed. Roger's not much for museums - he tolerates them b/c I want to go. And he usually gets in trouble when in an historic place - today was no exception. He wandered off to ...
... in all sorts of underwear (or not!) One guy walked out of his booth looking very satisfied, which was so cringey! Pete explained about how it all works, and although shocking, we think that it might be safer for the girls as they can stick together and don't have to wait on street corners! Though he did say a study had been done, and that 70% of the girls don't want to be in prostitution, and only 30% really want to be there. The boys also offered to take us to one ...
... in this day and age - quite disgusting.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed