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... to finally meet my host family.
For now in this really short time, I have to do so many things like packing (again) my suitcase with a maximum weight of 23kg! (Don't know how I am going to do this, but I will make a plan for it) and again saying goodbye to all my love ones.
Thanks for reading and till soon!
... to glance in their direction and they are over. I love the way that serving alcohol from cafes is no big deal. Picture folks at the Bean Tree, at 10am, having a glass of beer or wine; so civilized. Although the Euro exchange rate is knocking me around a little, comparatively, food and drinks etc are quite cheap. We do live in the best country on the planet, but, we pay for it.
And remember.............."We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us." Anonymous
... One bookstore in particular gets my attention. It is set up in an old church. The walls are covered with book shelves and there is a restaurant at the back where I imagine people once took communion.
I cap off the evening with a flavourful Italian feast, saying "grazie" instead of "dank u del". Maastricht is located in the wine region in the Netherlands. I figure the trip isn't complete until ...
... up behind us in the lock - a huge barge called Fighter. After two locks and some really stormy weather it's dark by the time we arrive in Maastricht and we miss the public moorings. After a couple of u-turns (in a really wide river) Martin decides to moor up on an empty and locked landing stage, not great for the dogs but too late to ...
... books and ate our food that we have to finish up before leaving here. Ted did slip out to buy a pizza for lunch and it was only 7.50€ and was delicious and we finished up the sauerbraten with gravy, potatoes and rot kohl we had yesterday for supper. Could it really be better the second night? He brought back a treat, a Vienetta which is a yummy ice cream confection that our family was introduced to when we lived in Holland. It reminds both of us ...