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... to Melick for Xmas
> Luxembourg (of course, I planned my visit on the one snow-day (2mm) which predictably knocked out the entire Dutch railway system)
> back to Rotterdam to check in with the dentist
> Amsterdam for new year's eve
> back to Rotterdam
> and back to Limboland.
Being used to Latvian transport prices now (7 euros for a 300-km bus trip), I ...
16th July 2013
We had our usual tea and were up and away waving goodbye to the Australians as they were heading south and us north to Luxembourg.
We got to our first lock and had to wait for a barge and then followed it to the next one at the border. It was beautiful countryside getting hillier as we neared Germany and the vineyards started appearing, some with chateau's and one very modern house with its own vineyard.
Almost as soon as my exams came to an end, I made my second travel of the year, back to the Netherlands after less than 5 weeks in order to fulfil three tasks. To recover from the intense final weeks of university, to visit my good friends Roel and Sandy, and also to fill in one of the holes in my visited countries map.
Straight from winning at ...
... weren't any floats, but lots of music and general citizens marching. We sneaked through a gap in the parade along with a bunch of other pedestrians and searched for a booth selling Gromperekichelcher. (Our newly met friend said they were very common, but I was starting to loose hope of finding such a booth when we'd made it 2/3rds of the way through the market.) We did find a ...
... city...so charming...we just loved it. Where Maria & Mark live, which is about 10 mins drive from the city centre is just a gorgeous estate too)
We stopped at an Irish Pub for a quick drink (well, after all, is was St Patricks Day and i was with my Irish cousin...where else would we go :) ) and lunch right down in the middle of the Luxembourg City valley. Then after seeing a couple of museums and churches we walked back to the car. Mark then drove us to the ...