Herberg Restaurant 't Zwaantje
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... since the apartment is at only a few minutes walk from two train stations on a very practical line towards different areas of the city. And towards those stations many shops can be found, offering all kinds of goods and food.
As I said, the apartment would have to be a compromise. Having seen the other options, the more I think about it the more I get convinced that this was right choice. So, new home in the pocket, one step closer to the start.
Cruised until early afternoon. Sampled Jenever which is the national drink of Netherlands. Made of Juniper berries, it tastes like gin. Today is St Nicholas day in the Netherlands. Visited windmills at Kinderdijk. These windmills were built between 1728 and 1732. The yellow rings under the cap are so the sails don't touch the ground. The more rings are added in order to raise the heights. You must be ...
... with teapots and flowers! According to a brochure we picked up there, a series of dykes, canals and sluice gates were used in wars throughout the 19th century to flood areas where enemies were approaching. Apparently it worked in stopping an invasion by the French. We passed a lot of these gates and canals, but the only military we saw today were two fighter jets zooming past over Gorinchem. Nowadays, they must flood ...
... to living has hit me quite hard. For example, a few days ago I realized that I was thinking about what I was going to do two days from then; during the entire trip I never thought past tomorrow. But even with responsibilities coursing towards me from all sides, I guess it’s good to be home. But I’d be lying if I said I would be absolutely opposed to going somewhere else right now.
This trip has taught me a lot about travelling, such as:
- If ...
... cooking up a huge amount of Shwarma for everyone. Rob met many old-time friends and had a great time. Sandra and I felt pretty tired and cold, since the weather wasn't great, and the party was mostly outdoors, so we sent home pretty early - Rob and Cees stayed the remainder of the evening, and didn't feel a whole lot of pain when they got home!
The next morning Cees drove us to the airport, and we had a very pleasant flight home, no irritating people on ...