Hampshire Hotel - 108 Meerdervoort
Travel Blogs from The Hague
... but the Dutch ones are their own thing. They're something like a double-thick crepe, and usually come with ingredients like apple or bacon incorporated into the batter. Anyways, Jola had been talking about them since we arrived, so they had to be tried. Pretty good, and definitely filling.
After lunch, we walked around a bit. The Hague isn't the most impressive city architecturally (though I think we had drifted into ...
Wednesday Sanne joined me on a trip to
Utrecht, a quaint little village, not offering much to sightsee except for its
picturesque canals and the Dom tower, once part of the Cathedral until a
hurricane in 1674 collapsed the nave and was never rebuilt. From here we
continued onto Den Haag, aka The Hague, the political capital of the
Netherlands and home to the Royal palace. Sanne was a great little guide
... maybe because it had fewest visitors) and bedroom from his paintings.
The main reason I had gone was to see the collection of etchings, which is apparently the finest in the world - they have almost a complete set of which only a small fraction is ever on display.
The display was not huge, but pretty representative - a lot of the Bible story ones, sweet and loose, as well as the much more detailed, finely worked up ones; some ...
... Day 3: again we decided to split up into two an two and we had different interests. Renata and I went to the Lourve whereas the girls went to see the Statue of Liberty near the Eiffel Tower. The Lourve is so incredibly interesting, we were only there for two hours yet I could of easily stayed there all day. After the Lourve we went to me up with the girls at the love lock bridge where hundred of thousands of people go to & attach a lock to the ...
It's a bit of a jump to go to Europe from Asia but we decided to go back and visit family and friends in the UK & to enjoy some home comforts before continuing our travels in Asia. Of course not before a little mini trip to Holland first on the way!
Originally we were supposed to be going to Amsterdam. However we found out about 20 mins before boarding the 15 hour ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed