Hotel Het Trefpunt

Westhaven 46, Gouda, Zuid-Holland, 2801 PM , Netherlands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Gouda

Amsterdam to Gouda - 99 km/59 miles!!!

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds on Jul 26, 2014

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... Bike Tours (http://www.dutchbiketours.com/bike-tou r-amsterdam-bruges). I was set on doing a bicycle trip from Amsterdam to Bruges. Other operators for the Amsterdam to Bruges trip had you spending the night on a barge. The barge would just float from one destination to the next with all your luggage. This option has its own advantages: same place to sleep, same group of people to bike with and breakfasts and dinners also predefined. We concluded that ...

Gouda to Nieuwegein

A travel blog entry by stevemt on May 05, 2014

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... to the problem, this was a public holiday as well. So I went a strolled round the village taking photo's and enjoying the sun. We fin ally got under way and progressed via the canal to Nieuwegein going through numerous bridges, some that rose on a hinge, some that swiveled, some that lifted entirely. Most were manned remotely via ...

One of the Best Gardens in Holland!

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg on Apr 30, 2014

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... began placing Biblical figures in the background and everyday people were featured. Artists began to use magnifying glasses in order to paint tiny leaves on the landscape works of art that were becoming popular.

Trompenburg Arboretum was not listed on our original itinerary but turned out to be one of the most memorable places that we visited. The landscaping ...

Learning So Much About The Netherlands

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg on Apr 29, 2014

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Beyond the old brick walls at the University lies a garden gem. Hortus Botanicus was created at the end of the sixteenth century and was recently renovated. Our knowledgeable and charming docent gave a PowerPoint presentation. She spoke about the painting "Vase With Flowers in a Window" by Ambrosius Bosschaert in 1618. Many different flowers that bloomed at different times of the year were painted on the canvas. Because the artist had ...

In the Biker's Heavan!

A travel blog entry by wiedmeyer2 on Apr 12, 2014

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... surrounded by canals. The land was originally lakes and dikes were built around it so the water could be pumped out to create usable areas. In many places the canals are 4 meter higher than the land surrounding it. It felt strange that our boat was floating way high and we were looking down at lands and streams. Holland is one of the largest exporters of milk in the world. We saw many dairy cows, sheep and horses and ...

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