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Travel Blogs from Den Bosch
... and meats with us for a snack. Den Bosch is short for the true name of a small town in the Netherlands smallest region, known as Noord-Brabant which spans the bottom of the country. The real name of the town is 's-Hertogenbosch (which is a mouthful!). The town was founded in the 12th century by some Duke who built a castle here (long gone) and named it after himself and the woods that were near by (also gone)--the word "bosch" means forest. The ...
... 6:30 local time. The plane also came in about 35 minutes early at 7:20 am. Customs went smooth, although I notice they seem to be keen on those traveling alone. I got the 8:17 train out of Schiphol. Some trouble figuring out what train to catch. Weird. If I have trouble how must foreigners feel? I made it home. Safely. It was a long trip and I didn't do a stopover like this before. However ...
... doughtnut. I had sugar on my face for most of the rest of the day.
My plan was to go to Nijmegen as apparently it is the oldest town in the Netherlands but on way way in I was not massively impressed as it reminded me way to much of Boscombe. It was so similar it was freaky. In fact I have noticed that there are a number of towns here which looks so much like the East Coast of America it is as if they've lifted them straight from ...
... and the original crematorium (they didn't "kill" people here, there were no gas chambers. There was also a mock up of cell where they shoved 72 women as they had rebelled against something minor. It was not very big and I counted the tiles on the floor and it was 11 tiles by 7 (not very big tiles either, about 15cm by 15cm). So no wonder 10 women died in the 14 hours they were forced into that cell.
In addition there was a ...
... This week we both quit our jobs. Lots of great responses. Everyone is very excited for us, and we are aswell!
- 2 may to England
- 16 may to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
- 6 june from Singapore to Auckland (New Zealand!)
We arranged a visa (work/travel) for a year in New Zealand. There ...
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