Travel Blogs from Leiden
... there…?) but I think it would be hard to argue with them! Especially as they have an army to back them up… Amazing as the warriors undoubtedly are, we were almost as impressed with the crowds there to see them. We had, completely by accident, turned up in China during “Golden Week”, essentially one of the only two weeks off that the average Chinese citizen gets in a year, so one billion people were on holiday. And most of them ...
... our sun shade up and had a beer and watched the world go by in all shapes and sizes of boats.
Several Stag Parties and Hen Parties with much excitement when they were passing each other (and noise)
It was 92°F 36°C down below decks!
We tidied the outboard away and put the dinghy back on the roof, ready for our departure tomorrow.
Sorted out the blog and the lots of photos taken today before going to ...
... city looking at some of the real buildings that we have just seen as models! There is a very large, noisy funfair occupying some parks in the city with some hairaising rides. At about 5 oclock we return to Leiden and then to the campsite. After cooking and eating dinner we retire early and sleep really well again after a lot of walking today. It rained heavily overnight but the tent kept us perfectly dry - no leaks!
... buildings. We had lots of fun on the canal boats and JP reminisced about her previous trips and adventures in Amsterdam.
On the canal boats we were amazed about the captains ability to manouver the boat through the sometimes narrow spaces and turn it on a dial to change direction.
We made our way to the park where the I AMsterdam letters were to have ...