Travel Blogs from Katwijk aan Zee
... A couple of minutes later we were walking through the small roads lined with shops for clothes, food, groceries and beach toys. If you were a local here, you knew everyone, that was for sure. A few minutes later came the rain. We quickly made our way back to Berits and changed out of our soaking clothes into something dry, had a cup of tea and then headed out to dinner.
Dinner was at a place near the personal harbor. Berit told us she had ...
... there may be some visitors present who might not
understand Dutch. Most of this I deduced
from the few words I know and the context.
It occurred to me that not really knowing a language when you visit a
country does allow me to more easily mind my own business.
Nice museum. Didn’t
get to see all of it, but I caught most of it.
The Dutch Masters, Rembrandt, Vermeer. Strolled to ...
I end up having a slightly delayed start, waking up with a heavy head, then packing up and then kiwi Chris came over and wanted to cook up a breakfast on my stove. We do so and then I set off around 11.30.
I start by heading West across Amsterdam, pick up some supplies in Lidil (who also dont qccept mastercard) and then continue heading west, straight out to Harlem.
Here my chain gets Stuck and I have to get off ...
... Apparently Mercedes will only use Dutch hides for leather seats as they don't have damage from barbed wire fences Arrive at our hotel with 3/4 an hour to get ready to leave again ... Ohh dear our room still dirty back to reception. Waiting ... Ok another room to use down the corridor and ohh dear room not ready either. Back to reception now 20 mins til we leave. Waiting ... Ok room for us to change in .... Quick lick and flick and back out. Hope our bags will be in the right ...
... inconvenience,.. off to a bike shop for appropriate repairs,.. and back ‘in ...