TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Heidepark Bilthoven
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... own up to our own fear and anxiety at that moment. We
help the child see how we experienced it so that she
understands why we acted in the way that we did. She in turn learns the
name for the feelings inside of her when we yank her off the pavement.
Yes, I could slap the child’s bum and just say “NO!,” and when I do, the
child knows to not dart into the street again right away. But, I have
also taught ...
... of this country. We enjoyed ourselves and our biking so much we forgot a right turn and ended up in a little city surrounded by water called Naarden for lunch. To show you the beautiful shape f this little city I have taken a screen shot of it. The little town was a treasure find, so beautiful and small and perfect. We stopped for lunch at a restaurant decorated in stags and deer. Cow bells hung from the bar and the bronze decorated plates (like we have at home) ...
Today was a very 'Dutch' day, in that there was a van Kessel family gathering at Oom Henk and Tante Frieda's place in Abcoude. The remaining members of 'the old guard' turned up (aunts and uncles), and some 'jonge lui' (young people) as our generation was referred to, were also present. Stories were shared about van Kessel family members yet a generation or two older than the aunts and uncles, much coffee and good Dutch food was consumed, the glorious ...
... by lots of good food at a huge market back in Amsterdam.
The Netherlands is so small that travelling to each city takes very little time. So, we left Amsterdam and arrived in Haarlem in less than 15 minutes, where we explored the town, visited the Ten Boom museum (the Ten Boom family helped many Jews hide from the Germans during the war) and had a drink while listening to live Jazz playing in the main square for the annual Jazz festival. ...
... earn enough for their uni fees. We wound our way through the streets and eventually found ourselves back at the bar we’d been to previously so in we went for a nightcap or two! We eventually got back to the hotel about 1 pm and were ready for bed after all that walking!
It was rainy again and by the time we’d had breakfast (really lovely and so much of it!) it was looking pretty miserable outside. We set off at ...