Travel Blogs from Bergen aan Zee
... and don't want to risk replacing them. When we got there we were greeted at the door and escorted to a seat at the bar where they began making us all these elaborate cocktails with flaming rosemary sprigs and rubber aliens for garnish. At some point Victoria commandeered the music and I knew she was officially on the permanent list. That's totally something one of my gals does, if not me! Sorry to disappoint, but I'm pretty lost for details ...
... it I became friends with a girl name Lindsey who is also traveling alone to Europe. We exchanged emails and might actually meet up later in the month! It was a quick meet, but she seemed really nice and fun, and I could go for making as many friends as I can right away. I only slept about an hour on the plane because it was about -20 degrees in there. I would ask the flight attendant if she could turn up the heat for me, and the lady behind ...
... your rucksack in a locker, which needs a key slot deposit of 1 or 2 euros. This is handy if you have a heavy rucksack and would like some reprieve from it for a while. That didn't apply to me today though - for a change! Overall, the museum promised a lot and delivered little. For a city museum, I was expecting it to be rich in information and history. I wanted more detail about how the early Amsterdammers lived, what their houses looked like, their traditions and ...
... to get some of the cigarette butts off the streets. Europeans in general seem slow to get the non smoking message (Nothing scarier than the zeal of a convert).
Finishing our holiday in Amsterdam leaves us wanting more - and maybe that's the way it should be. It's been fun - now back to all the familiarity of Mullum - and that's fun too.
Catch ya next year when we're off to New York.
Frankie and Susie.
... the land is nine
metres below high tide. The water is managed on farms by big ditches
which drain the land and keep stock from each paddock – no fences.
The houses in Amsterdam are narrow and tall to save on tax and often
lean as a result of the soil they are built on.
weather remains warm but a bit misty, very pleasant conditions for
our hour long cruise on the waterways at 6.30pm, followed by a guided
walking tour ...