Hotel De Gerstekorrel
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... would have dealt with the situation quicker than him. Obviously by this point, my Etheridge earlyness stress levels were going through the roof. Dad went off to get my train ticket while the man finally opened the locker. "Is this your stuff" "yes" and then he closed the locker door again. I literally cannot deal with this situation anymore. He eventually pressed a few buttons and then FINALLY I got my stuff. We then rushed to get to ...
... which were all built after 1574, were moved here in the 1970s in order to preserve them and create a historical village.The windmills are all working mills, and the perform various functions,
including a saw mill, a paint mill (grinding pigments), and oil mill (nut oil, not petroleum).
Our first stop was to see how they make the iconic clog. I actually found this rather interesting. The shoes are made from Poplar, which is ...
... it. That's enough That led us to this square. It was a huge open space in between a church, madam tusseins (wax models museum), shops, and a big official building. I think they called this something like Times Square. But they only spoke in Dutch so I couldn't really understand what was said over the tram intercom every time we passed. There were people dressed as statues and two grim reapers. Why? No clue. But it was interesting. Day three we woke up and I was 23! ...
... We also stopped at a cheese farm; the farmer was telling us that cheese made by farmers in the Netherlands isn’t allowed to be exported, only the stuff that is made in factories and mass-produced is allowed. The farmer had about 40 cows whose milk was used to make his cheese, which was delicious! He also made clogs, the Netherlands’ famous shoes, for extra income. They were pretty impressive, he made loads of different patterned ones which were ...
... be joining us for the rest of our stay in Amsterdam. We found her, got freshened up, and went around the city to get a few drinks. We walked to just about every corner of the city that night, and as usual, I was super tired and ready for bed by the end of it.
The next day we went to a museum and just relaxed. Matt and I were exhausted, while Melissa and Emma were full of energy, so he and I went back to the hostel for a nap. Three hours ...