Carlton Square Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Adjoining Rooms
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
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... looking at these things but now see them as having a look into the past where cameras did not exist - the only way to really see what life was like - with real faces - are the old paintings. Rembrandt, Vermeer, Vincent van Gogh etc are world famous. The painter Frans Hals is listed in the museum also as “world famous” but the reality is that outside Haarlem he is not so well known. However, his paintings are just as ...
... for a warm drink and a treat--our favorite, gevulde koek, which is a lot like Rock Valley bonquet or Pella Dutch letters. There was actually reasonable Wifi so we stayed a while, then had early lunch to try to beat the crowd.
And crowds there were--the sun was out and so were the flower lovers, from all over. We wandered, seeing some places again but from a different path or from the other side of a lake. It was fun this time to focus on some ...
... news meant that the flying buttresses were not required but the bad news was the wood was used as there was not enough money to pay for a stone roof. This is the only church where we have seen large memorial stones dedicated to 2 hydraulic engineers which shows just how important they were to keeping out the water from the Netherlands. Second stop was the Frans Hals Museum housed in a 17th ...
... hostel (and a very crowded smoke room...) which was fun because we got to meet a ton of people at the bar. We met up with the guys we met in Dublin which was cool because we had a big group to go out with. After the night was over (around 4am...still no sleep) we headed up to our bunks. We had 4 British guys rooming with us, who to say the least we woke up every night we got back late, and every morning we got up early.
Pretty funny though because at 8am the ...
... a movie called The Hiding Place based on her life. It was a small tour with your own personal tour guide and just a donation towards the house as entry. She was eventually betrayed and raided by the nazis but the hiding place with 6 people inside was never discovered. Corrie was taken to a concentration camp but she survived and lived to be ...