Hotel Old Dutch
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking rooms
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... puts on meetings for au pairs in the country every couple months or so, usually to experience some aspect of Dutch culture. So a group of about ten of us met in Amsterdam today. We took a bus up to Vollendam, a small town near the coast. There we went to a place that makes cheese and wooden shoes and gives tours and demonstrations to the public. The man who ran the wooden shoe demonstration was hilarious and I was thrilled to see Melissa take a crack at ...
... by many paddocks where the cows and sheep are 'fenced' by canals. As the weather got worse, decided retreat was wise, so bussed back home. Home for 1 hour and a beautiful blue sky opened for the rest of the day - damn. Home dinner with Pim and making arrangements for a train trip to the airport, and our unknown discount air trip to London on Sunday. Lovely day forecast , so smooth flying for ...
What an amazing city! We started with an educational canal cruise that showed us some of the highlights of Amsterdam from the water. The buildings are so beautiful with so much history. I was also intrigued by all the unusual house boats along the canals, each with some sort of garden on board and potted geraniums everywhere. I can't imagine these canals and this city in the winter. Lunch was at an outdoor cafe near the Leidesplein - very ...
The first stop was Marken where we purchased kibbeling (deep fried fish with Mayo - the Dutch love their sauces). I had no idea we had cycled to an island over a dike. I finally see the ocean which is darker hue than NZ waters due to the Dutch algae. We catch a ferry to Volendam and have coffee and wine. Next to the port is a small building with windows around it called a "talking house" filled with elderly ...
... time there. In the very pretty and sunny afternoon, we took a canal boat around the city and learned a bit about canal construction. Great to be outdoors and seated after lots of museum time! After this we walked to a flower market, a long block of shops selling every kind of bulb and seed imaginable, including Dutch cannabis seeds. (No, we are not bringing any home.) Amsterdam is a stately city, full of historic buildings well preserved. There are ...