Travel Blogs from Valkenburg
Today we decided to go to Cologne. As per the directions from the owner of the hotel we got to the station in time for the 9.49am train to Duren only to find out that it did not come until 10.09am. Cute little train only two carriages and so clean! At Duren we had to change trains for Koln. Arriving at Koln we walked out of the station smack bang into the cathedral. It was huge and I was disappointed that the outside was black ...
... iPad and what a surprise! Our accommodation was in a hotel that had previously been the palace of Willem II and had since been converted into a hotel! Felt like a princess for a while! This was the most luxurious and amazing place. We went for walk around the grounds and I cut John's hair in the gardens with the sheep watching. Had a most interesting conversation with the barman over a Kir Royale and a beer. This guy had travelled from Holland to Moscow twenty ...
... had said. Then it dawned, about 100 kilometres north, we had passed a sign for S - Hertogenbosch - Mevrouw had got the wrong "Bosch".
Her only saving grace, the campsite is free for the weekend. Why? Nobody seems to know but it is 5 star, located in a nature reserve with excellent facilities. Mevrouw might just retain her position as Head of Planning and Strategy.
Tot de volgende keer,
Bruno (de hond)
Well like all plans of mice and men ours had a slight hiccup Nancy became sick on the morning we were suppose to fly out so at 4am Belgium times this little black duck was frantically making phone calls to change flight times. Thanks to Judy and our Fantastic Travel Agent we were able to change flights no problems at all, so Thanks Maria for your efforts and trouble in such a quick ...
Sebastien Vettel of the Red Bull Racing team won the Formula 1 race today. We sat on a hill so that we could watch the important race action on a TV screen along with the one second views of the cars. It was very international. Next to us sat a few Russians. On the other side were British and Belgium fans. I'm glad to report that it did not rain on us as predicted. After the race we jumped over the barricades and walked on the track (my favorite ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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