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From Alice's Diary
"THURSDAY – LEEUWARDEN/MAASTRICHT – 09.07.09 Today is the day. Our train didn't go until 9.45am so had plenty of time to get organized. Cor and Christien took us to the station and as it was time to leave I did feel very sad. As the train pulled out of the station I had a few tears. My family means so much to me …
... the last few days.
We had a lot more rain and thunder during the night and the ground is now like a bog underfoot. We collected our breakfast rolls at 9.00am and settled on a stay-at-home clean-up day as it was still cloudy and doubtful looking. I took a mountain of washing to the waschmachine and then 2 hours worth of trockner (dryer) all for 4 euros so couldn’t complain. ...
... Tomorrow the conditions look much better. Nice weather and no serious wind will bring me to Dueren approx 80 km into Germany.
Roermond surprised me ! A very nice place with a long interesting history !
Now I'm preparing the blog watch the Dutch hockey team (ladies) and prepare fot tomorrow!
Mare en Auke de gevulde koek heeft mij flink op weg geholpen :-)
This morning we walked to Heidelberg Alt Stadt (old town). Quite a long walk from our hotel but good exercise. Walked right to the square under the castle and the old bridge. Stretched along the river so not as compact as some old towns. Had breakfast finally at a good bakery where we got apple pastries and huge coffees. Eating is ...
... which was Donovan and Camille's favourite. They gave us gifts - a t shirt and a scarf. The drive to the lake brought us to our meeting place with Sullivan and his daughter. She was so sweet, talking to me in French and she didn't realise I couldn't understand a word. She got me helping her on the flying fox yikes!! Luckily Sullivan took over. Finally it was time to go and Donovan put the top down on his car so we got a drive through the French countryside in a sports car with the top ...
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