TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Carillon Haarlem
Travel Blogs from Haarlem
... on the 4th floor of this random building. The staff were really friendly and our rooms are quite quirky, with quirky floral & woodland wallpaper, and each bunk has a pink pinstripe cushion with a bull dog on it. Random, but cute. Once we'd checked in, we headed towards the main station and the city.
Amsterdam really is as beautiful as Nessy had described, and she hadn't exaggerated about the number of canals and bikes. They were ...
Arriving in Dusseldorf, Germany, on to Amsterdam (Haarlem)
Greetings Arm-Chair Travelers:
Good news – American Airlines did their job just fine – arriving in Dusseldorf right on time at 7:00 a.m., in spite of leaving Chicago a little behind schedule (oops – they didn't have a plane "worthy of making the trip" – horrors! It took them 1/2 to find one in the service hanger)
We did arrive on time! Thank ...
... fun and I see why practically everyone in Amsterdam rides bikes. It is so well set up for it with bike lanes and lights all over the place.
We went past a few iconic places such as I Am sterdam sign, Anne Frank's house, and a cool building which had the latin words "Homo Sapiens Non Urinat in Ventum". Brilliant.
After what seemed too short we pulled up back at the hostel and ended our tour. We got ...
... use colors and didn't like to use them. However only after being inspired by a fellow artist did he start to experiment with color. After the museum we picked up the best voted frites (fries) in Holland. It was just a frie stand in the road and they were delicious. For dessert a Belgian waffle with strawberries and whipped cream. I know, a very nutritious dinner. Least I had some fruit in there. Then it was bed time at like ...
... is just so different from any other country. And almost everyone
speaks perfect English!
Tomorrow we drop of the rental car in
Amsterdam and get on our river cruise ship for two weeks travelling by river
from top left to bottom right across Europe. Should be great fun.
Richard and ...