Hotel de Doelen
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It's amazing how the body regenerates with rest. We both feel fine today. Maybe just a little stiffness but way better than I thought I'd be. We had a good breakfast at the hotel then headed to the train station. We've decided that 80kms from Gouda to Amsterdam is just too far for us, so we booked train tickets for us and the bikes for Monday. Cost about 32 euro for both of us and our bikes. Whew! ...
... country town called Monnickendam, about 20 minutes out of Amsterdam. Had a great night with lots of laughs and stories of the past month. A couple of very nice speeches to thank everyone, especially Ruth & Ezio. Have contact details of everyone and will definitely catch up with some of the Melbourne bunch over the coming months! A wonderful ...
It really really makes a difference having a mother's touch around the place, and we saw that this morning! As I got sidetracked telling a completely unrelated fictitious story yesterday, I guess I should probably recap! Last night Mum flew into Amsterdam. With Daniel due to go home today, our trip with Dad was wrapping up and Mum had flown over to have a month travelling with Dad together. Daniel and I were exhausted yesterday, so instead of going to greet Mum at ...
... 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. ...
For those who might care - we've made it to Amsterdam on-time and we're sitting here at the gate F4 waiting for our 13:05 p.m. departure which is supposed to get us back into Vancouver around 2:30ish.
Susan, just want to say thanks in advance for coming to get us this afternoon. It'll will be good to get back home.
Bob & Deboarh