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I woke up bright and early (6 o'clock!), isn't this vacation? Shouldn't I be sleeping in? Since the sun was shining, and it was a beautiful crisp morning I put on my new pair of Saucony Fastwitch in bright turqoise and florecent yellow for their inagural run. I love running in new places, especially international cities. I know it seems a bit odd, …
In an attempt to save money, I've decided to walk everywhere, even though it is time consuming and difficult with a 15 kg backpack on your body. Instead of spending the Euro 50 on the bus, I walk in the heat with a haevy pack. I've realised this is sort of stupid. Today I spent an hour and 15 min walking to the other end of Haarlem, instead of …
The next morning we cleared our few belongings out of our room and breakfasted with the scores of geriatric Germans that shared our hostel. Content our bread, cheese, meat, coffee and juice breakfast we rented bikes for 5E a piece from the hostel and after a short stop at the local VVV (Dutch tourism office), peddled north towards the island's …
I leave for Amsterdam tomorrow, but since the train there is only about half an hour, I figure that I can have one last wander through Utrecht tomorrow morning. Today I decided to go to Haarlem, although, as with many of the towns that I've been visiting, I just went because I could, not because I had any specific plans. I downloaded a tourist map onto my iPod and off I went, marching straight into a huge market in the Grote Markt upon my arrival. ...
And yes, we have actually had a little rain at last. What an amazing European summer we have had- over two months before we got any rain!
Despite being September tomorrow, it’s still warm during the day when sunny- around 22-25c although down to around 13c at night.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsStayokay Haarlem
This was my first visit to a Stayokay in Holland. The service was friendly, the place was clean, cheap and accommodating. I would reccommend this to anyone. Plus the fact that they have free wifi and a bar was an awesome bonus. Oh, and bike storage!!
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