Holland Hotel Hostellerie De Maasduinen

Markt 15, Velden, Limburg, 5941 GA, Netherlands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Velden

Tomb Raider

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

... of going down there without a guide. It would be akin to a death sentence, I think.

I spent the rest of the day just poking around Maastricht and taking photos, although I headed back to the hostel to rest, as I’ve been feeling a bit tired lately. I suspect the hosteling life is getting to me, but I did manage to pop out for a little package of fritjes later in the evening. Anyways, my goal had been accomplished: I finally saw the fabled tunnels of ...

What I Came Here to do - School

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

So I've finished two full weeks of classes, and I have to say, this is so much different than the University of Minnesota. Problem-Based Learning is a completely new concept to me, and I'm still figuring out if I like it.

First of all, there are really no lectures (I actually have a lecture every Wednesday for one of my classes but it is "optional" = ain't gonna happen). Everything is discussion based, and all of the discussions are led by the students ...

Back online

A travel blog entry by kommalegacyteam

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I am sure you can appreciate that we aggressively chase spammer so that our members can enjoy the site with few disruption.

We look forward to reading about your ...

Prince Carnaval

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

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In Maastricht, Carnaval is a huge celebration. Originally, it began as a Catholic celebration right before Lent begins. Now, it's just one big, three-day-long party. People here begin preparing for the event in November, even though Carnaval is the first weekend in March. Suffice it to say, it's a big deal here in Maastricht and I'm so excited to be able to participate. We even get an entire week off of school for it.

Saturday night, ESN threw ...

Exploring Maastricht

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

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... up to the City Hall and then stopped and the band was milling around for a while very casually. A Dutch woman came up to us and explained exactly what was going on, we must have looked really confused. The marching band went into the City Hall and unveiled the new clothes for Carnaval to the city government, or something along those lines. It was really cool to have run into that because there is no way we would have known about it otherwise. ...

       

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