Carlton Square Hotel
Travel Blogs from Haarlem
... train stations are huge and have shopping centers as well as multiple restaurants so a traveler will never go hungry. If you love McDonald's food, you will be happy. They are everywhere. With all the other great food choices we think McD's will be a last choice.
As our train rushed through the country side at 90 to 100 mph we were able to see some canals and tulips. Nice sights to look at as you go speeding by. We are planning a canal cruise and ...
... everything closes at 10pm so we were out of luck.
First day sightseeing in Amsterdam and we got up super late...
(like 3pm, I'm ashamed to admit). The weather suddenly went from warm
and sunny to cold and drizzly. Little did we know it would stay that
way for quite a while. We went out to the Van Gogh museum (alright,
but not that interesting) and ...
... any family in Holland?, is a
question I get asked often . I suppose I
have but have lost the connection with everyone as I am the youngest of the
family and so was my mother. My
father’s family came from a few hundred
km away and I never had contact with cousins or anyone else.
When I entered Haarlem I could not find an
entrance to the city centre as al the streets were closed off. I stopped at the
Today was a GREAT day overall. I'm sure a lot of it had to do with the fact that I am finally over the jet lag. Yesterday I hit the wall around 600 pm and had to skip dinner-I had been up a day and a half with no sleep--but today, all is well with my soul. Leslie, I am taking your advice to heart and living 'in the moment' - that means no referring to or entries to "My Fitness Pal" phone app. And anyway, all the walking on these excursions is a ...
Well after we went through customs leaving the ferry that took us to the Netherlands we were greeted with hugs from our friend Tini. Her and her husband Bart have been friends of my wife for over 20 years. She met them when she lived in Netherlands for a year when she was 20. I met them last year when they brought their two girls with them to America and stayed with Dawn. Great people and Dutch all the way through.
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