Travel Blogs from Broekhuizen
... course, I am traveling alone.
- I will stay with an host family.
- My internship will be at a montessori primary school. Here I will help out in class. Also, I could write my extended essay on montessori education.
That's about it. As I already said, I'm very excited. I only have to 'put the dots on the I's, as the famous saying in Dutch states, and then I'm ready to go!
Marco and Denise have two guinea pigs which have a good run in the living room. In addition they have a fish tank with tropical fish so it is safe to say they are pet friendly. They were thinking about buying some more accessories so they suggested we check out a place called Zoo Zajac which is just across the Rhine River. Zoo Zajac is certified by the Guiness Book of World Records to be the largest pet store in the world. The ...
... for me at the airport, so great to see her, another gorgeous friend
who felt like we had seen each other last week and not three years ago.
We made our way
to Weert where Sanne lives and spent the afternoon catching up and walked the
town centre. She cooked me a traditional dinner of Stamppot Boerenkool, mashed
potato with kale and ...
... barn. 'This is how horror movies began....' I kept saying to Paul as we creeped around the place up into our room. Creepy!! But the place was nice, clean and simple. We had a good nights sleep in our tiny bed each and awoke the next morning to breakfast in the dining hall. We checked out around 9am just before a bus load of kids arrived with their teachers. Haha we really did stay in a school camp. Oh well it suited us just fine. We then began our journey to the ...
Some good things we did do, set up the digital weather station that Margaret gave John for Christmas; our new iPod player works a treat (although the remote works on volume, it does not seem to alter the tracks); set up the new storage for our CD’s and DVD’s as well as our new kitchen roll holder.
All these steps inside and ladder outside made us very tired and so another early night was called ...