Hampshire Hotel - 't Hof van Gelre
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... of the course I saw countless beavers which kind of startelled me, as I thought I would be in some kind of preservation project to start with. Really this was a project to manage the great number of beavers that live along the Rhein and the damage they quite often cause when innocently piling a bunch of loges across a stream, I mean what wrong with that? I believe this project would suit a school group tour perfectly especially because of the ...
Certain American habits have reached the Netherlands before me. Very pleasant ones, as there are now decorative pumpkins for sale in October, Valentine gifts in February and jingle bells in the shops at, you guessed it, Christmas time.
There are also a few annoying features reaching our shores from the land of the free. It seems to become the fashion to find an extraordinary, unexpected way to ask your girlfriend to marry you. Preferably when she has no idea you were ...
... started hurting the previous week, and so I took it slowly. It didn't play up. Indeed I had more pain from my old friend Morton's Neuroma, which is similar to a trapped nerve in the toes. Despite two lots of steroid injections, the problem is not cured and they have threatened me with surgery. I'm putting that option off, however, until it becomes unbearable. My wonder-socks were fantastic, and I didn't raise a ...
... gorgeous straw-roofed farmhouses, hundreds of miles walking and cycling paths, and many cozy terraces and cafes along the way. At the first sign of spring the terraces will be full and the Dutch will spend a lot of their waking and free time outdoors, catching every ray of sunshine they can. Here in Garderen, the tourist information or VVV, is located in wonderful old windmill.
Today our dear friend Wim dropped us off at ...
... found out that one of the cylinders and
its piston had cracked so our best option was to find a second hand
engine to put in. Unfortunately the car is too old and we can't find an
engine that fits. Now all we're left with is to restore the engine we
have which is going to set us back $$$. We will decide what to do during
the day today and once we know more I'll write again...
Until then... :)
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