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Efteling, a theme park in the south of Holland. The ideas of Anton Pieck converted into roller coasters a fairytale forest and some other rides. The place is not too big, about the same size as Disney Paris I guess. But the quality of the park is unexpectedly high. There is a lot of attention for detail, and the way people are routed is efficient. …
Quentin woke me up early (as usual) and we decided to let Linda sleep a bit. We went out together to walk to the shopping mall to get some breakfast. It was a beautiful morning, the sun was shining and the skies were blue. Quentin took his wave-board (some kind of skateboard with two wheels). At the bakery we picked up some freshly baked croissants …
... I had missed the last trains (on NYE they stop at ~8pm. There were return trips though, useful to know). Went to hotel room to do research for next day.
Thought about heading out close to midnight, but just didn't feel in the mood, plus after more than 20km of walking, another walk back to the centre didn't appeal to my feet. Wish I would have though, at the stroke of midnight the fireworks started.
I would later describe it as the city being bombed by the Rainbow ...
I've never been on my own like I will be from tomorrow on, but it doesn't scare me like it should. Au contraire, I can't wait to cross the fine line, keeping me from total freedom. Well, as far as freedom can go at the age of sixteen.
Back to the journey. Cycling to Spain, two weeks straight. Departure tomorrow at 7 o'clock -I think at least-, together with my companion. I'm talking ...
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5 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:00:23
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