City Hotel Nieuw Minerva
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... in the San Teresa district. Although it was still early evening it was already dark and very overcast (but a lovely 24 degrees) so we couldn't see too much of the city. But our tour guide was a cheeerful fellow who spoke good English (he'd lived in Australia for many years but had come back for the World Cup and Olympics) and he commented on quite a few of the sights that we couldn't really see as we went along so the 40 min drive was ...
... pleased we've decided that. I know I wouldn't make it and even Cheryl doesn't think she would make it. Then, we hopped on the bus going out to the Kuekenof Gardens. About 20 minutes on the bus. Return bus ticket and entrance fee was 23.50 euro. A very good price. Oh how beautiful the garden is. It's just huge! Don't know how many acres there are. It's just stunning. So many different types ...
... there are 870 exchange students here, compared to just over 100 at SFU. I find it much less personal. Not that it’s a bad thing, just something I wasn’t expecting.
Over the next 5 months I am excited to be calling Leiden home. Studying. Exploring.
… Or trying to study that is. Probably just more exploring.
The sun has disappeared, for now, but I best be off to explore my new surroundings.
Micky J. ...
... also a room where some of Rembrandt’s early works were exhibited; this was much less crowded and we were able to appreciate the artist’s intricate brushwork.
After spending so much time in museums we decided to see the city from its canals and took one of the many canal cruises that were on offer. This was a great introduction to the canal area of the city. The canal cruise gave us the opportunity to view the many house boats up close and get ...
There's not too much to tell about today. In the morning we took the train to Amsterdam and met the women from whom we’re renting an apartment. As we’d arrived by 1:30, we thought it a bit of a shame not to go out today, even if it was a bit overcast. Grabbing our raincoats, we headed out and after a pleasant lunch at a local café made our way to the van Gogh museum. We should have known that there’d be a line, but ...