Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... Good start the van actually existed! It was quite big and I got nervous about how we were going to manage it. The woman was friendly and a little scruffy, her place had stuff everywhere. The van would not be ready until the next day. We went into town to get some supplies. She told us the van had everything, but I wanted my own sheets, towels, pillows and cleaning equipment to give it a good scrub. We booked into a nice hotel for our last night of ...
... tower, which we ascended, is now separate from the cathedral proper as a hurricane destroyed the nave in the seventeenth century. This was the first time we'd climbed a bell tower with a tour guide (the only way one was allowed to go up), but it was a good experience (I certainly asked the most questions of anyone there).
For lunch, we stopped at the pancake house Ben remembers from his time living in the city -- the pancakes were definitely good and worth returning for.
... spent time at the hotel bar, ordering dinner and watching the World Cup. Tomorrow I plan to relax – I’m starting to feel worn down, with blisters. I want a day to just go at my own pace. I will probably take a canal cruise, and maybe find a good spot to watch the Netherlands play in the World Cup. Speaking of, sine they are still in the tournament, it’s crazy here with orange and blue lining everything – from the ceilings of bars ...
Holland is a beautiful country. One of the most beautiful so far, the lands are all very flat, green and well maintained. Even the train ride into the city was great. Once I got into the city of Utrecht I met some friends from Australia that I would be staying with. I was already a few beers behind because there had been an Anzac Day barbecue going on all afternoon this was a great opportunity to meet all of the Aussie exchange students in the city and I ...
... on didn't allow that so we walked to the city center instead. And, of course, during that walk it started to rain. Nothing crazy but since it was cold and windy, it wasn't exactly welcome.
We finally made it to the edge and found a shwarma joint, as you can tell we frequent these. This one was different then others we had been to. We were expecting a fast food type place where you get your food within a couple of minutes and you can leave. When we ordered here, the owner cooked ...