Hotel Restaurant Les Compagnons Grand Canal
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Hier staan we dan. Op t vliegveld. Over een uur vertrekt ons vliegtuig naar Bangkok. Om vervolgens 186 dagen later weer terug te vliegen. :-)
... and white Delft ceramics.
Thursday is market day in Delft and the squares and canals are a hive of activity with stalls with red and white striped canvas awnings set up cheek by jowl. The sun was coming out intermittently and we enjoyed eating breakfast watching the flurry of activity through our nearly floor to ceiling windows as the stall holders put out their wares. There was beautiful chinaware, jewellery, antiques and all manner of bric-a-brac ...
... surprise (or honestly by design), we were on the edge of the famous Red Light District in Amsterdam. So after lunch we went exploring – to quell our curiosity about what this was all about. And, of course, we found out. Lots of coffee shops where they do serve coffee, but people stop for their fix of cannabis – legal and readily available. We stopped at an old church and just to the right of the front door ...
... Plus (not sure whats the difference besides being closer to first class). My leg is good to walk, but slowly! So I didn't want to deal with bags and crutches and limping across three airports, so I'm very grateful for my dad and mom for pushing me to get wheelchair support!
Although I was super nervous throughout the days leading up to my departure, once I got through saying goodbye to my parents most of my anxiety and fears dissipated, and I was just left ...
... meal of my trip, at a pizzeria on the upper level. That exchange rate back to Euros really hurts.
I'm quite sad to be on my way back. My few weeks there was a great, if slightly Disneyfied, introduction to the vast, amazing, maddening and beautiful continent that is Africa. (My trip to Morocco a few years ago doesn't count, in my opinion. That's North Africa. It's totally different. But ...
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