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... So now we have to find the track again. The route had just taken us over a big bridge, and we weren't keen to climb back over, so we chose to go to the town centre and try to pick up the route, also find a hotel as it was getting late. Susan started calling out as we headed into Dordrecht, she had seen an ark. Not just any ark but a huge wooden ark, and it had animals on it. We went for a closer inspection and it turns out the animals were fake, but ...
... too. Followed with time in down town, we end up in a restaurant where we all fitted in the kitchen to cook our own meal. Awesome day and great quality time for young and old.
Carnival. Many travel guides recommend to visit places during festivals and experience the local culture. Well, what better opportunity than celebrate carnival! Maybe not quite the Brazilian way but in many places carnival is a big thing. Also in Reeuwijk, and the perfect time to catch up ...
... a beer and I'm set for the evening. Luck was on my side today with wins in Wippen and Sjoelen.
On a side note, Ive been researching my family identity, the mission being to identify my opas biological family. Ive a good set of information which my be the answer. At some point I hope to get more information from the Town Hall in Rotterdam. In the mean time I have been looking at some great family photos to supplement todays historical family ...
Went for a walk with Oom Piet around the park in Zwijndrecht where their new house is and everything is so green. Then we went to Dordrecht to the really old part of the town and the markets. Dordrecht is where the country of Holland started from after the 80 yr war with Spain. Had herring in a bun for lunch - really yummy. Oom Piet ate his without bread as were most of the ...
... and seemed ready to slide off any moment.
His many legs, pitifully thin compared with the size of the rest of him, waved about helplessly as he looked.
"What's happened to me? " he thought.
It wasn't a dream.
His room, a proper human room although a little too small, lay peacefully between its four familiar walls.
A collection of textile samples lay spread out on the table - Samsa was a travelling salesman - and above it there hung a picture that ...
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