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Sunday June 28
We left for Haarlem about 10:30 am and
arrived about 11:45 am. Originally planning to spend our last night
in Amsterdam, I found the hotels were booked and if not at least
double the normal room rate, so we used Haarlem, about 20 minutes
outside of Amsterdam and equidistant to Schiphol Airport …
... of brick streets (many of them pedestrian, but primarily for bicycles), shops, and restaurants. We had dinner in a small Italian bistro with light and tasty choices – now off to an early evening so that we “smell the tulips” in the morning.
Yes, we are in the land of wind mills – and we saw lots from the train – some traditional and many modern (the tall white ones). People are very nice and Haarlem (like ...
... where my uncle had lived, only a few streets away. The girl in the
bar told me that she knows my other cousin also and where she lived, she was
now 75 years old and sometime came around for a coffee. For an hour I tried to
locate her without success. I knew she was a widow and probably still carries
her husband’s name, as her maiden name
did not make sense to anyone I asked in the street .
better luck next time
... we would probably have to wait anyway. After about an hour we got in and the museum was awesome! I had studied Ann Franks life but never payed attention to the severity of what they actually went through. These 8 people sat in almost perfect silence for over 2 years, in fear of the warehouse workers finding and exposing them! In the end that's what happened but since Ann Frank kept her diary of these ...
... The streets are even set up for the bikes with a bike lane on the streets and a seperate lane for walking. When we went by the train station you saw bikes all over the place parked and we were told their is even more under the station. You don't just have to yield to cars in the Netherlands, you also have to yield to bikes. They even have traffic lights for the bikes. But it is their way of life here and to me it is ...