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There were many reasons for a stopover in Holland: to see my (Nienke's) parents, my gran's 92nd birthday and my brother (Boudewijn), my sister-in-law (Emily) and my nieces Claire (2) and Maud (5 months) were visiting from Singapore.
And to bid farewell to Nienke's folks in case we don't make it back from South America ...
... raising a heavy fur muff that covered the whole of her lower arm towards the viewer.
Gregor then turned to look out the window at the dull weather.
One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin.
He lay on his armour-like back, and if he lifted his head a little he could see his brown belly, slightly domed and divided by arches into stiff sections.
The bedding was hardly ...
We started off the morning by taking a train to Tilburg and make a transfer by bus to Efteling Theme Park. Our first ride was Joris the En De Draak, it was a hell of a ride. This ride have 2 tracks which starts and ends at the same time. The construction of this ride is unique as the design is make of wood and with many complicating stripe.
Next we went on to The Python ...
... ok....haha. Then we had a pesto pasta dish and some kind of random custurd/yogurt like dessert. I guess that dessert can only by found in Holland so it's hard to explain. But delicious none the less!
So I got in trouble with security yesterday for using an outlet in the train station. I found it against a wall and sat down on the ground to charge my phone for a bit. A Brit and Dutch officer came up ...
Yesterday we went to Maasvlakte 2, the sequel to Maasvlakte 1. It is an enormous engineering project to basically make the Netherlands bigger. They are expanding the port of Rotterdam by literally dumping massive amounts of earth into the sea, until it is enough to build on. Think about that for a minute. Enough earth to fill an area of ocean. And make it strong enough to not wash away.
This was ...