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Hi you all.
Here I am. My new blog but now about my life as an Au Pair in America.
In about 9 days I leave this beautiful country named the Netherlands. The countdown is started yiehaaa.
I was always convinced that I knew where I would be the next few years. But taking this amazing year abroad I really don't know it yet. But hey let's say: sometimes it's better to leave ...
... of human habitation in the area. From the Middle Ages on it has always been recognised as an affluent city and therefore was walled at numerous times through history.
The Cathedral is amazing and commenced in 796 by Charlemagne it is the oldest Cathedral in Northern Europe. From 936 to 1531 it was the Coronation site of 30 or so German Kings. Just to be inside and touch the walls was amazing. Could not get enough of it.
And so to the cricket. By the time you ...
... is the oldest city in the Netherlands; dating back to year 343. Regardless it has young energy, as much like Leuven it is a university city.After a late night exploring what bars the city has to offer, I make it to a patio for brunch at one of the city squares. Directly across from me are two old churches. One almost looks castle like and the other has a giant maroon bell tower that can be seen ...
... that! Next morning we see the public moorings about 100 yards downstream and move there before anybody spots that we're trespassing. Lunch out in Maastricht today, sitting outside under heaters - great 3 course set lunch. Weather freezing and wet. We've decided to move on in the morning so that there's no chance of cruising in the dark ...
... our overnight accommodation.
The following morning we will have an 8-hour bus ride to Tamatave/Toamasina, where the Africa Mercy is docked.
I'm pretty nervous for the adventure that lies ahead; but I am confident it will be an unforgettable and life-altering experience. An experience that wouldn't have been possible without the unwavering support of my parents, my employer, Mercy Ships Belgium and the not-for-profit organisation Acrima. Thank you!