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... We saw a female gondolier and a police boat tonight! The first police we have seen since arriving.
The mosquitoes rival those in Alaska, huge.
There are 16 hours of daylight here.
i will try to upload photos. If the grammar is poor, my excuse is that I am in a hurry. Just figure it out on your own.
So many pictures are taken of the houseboat that Ed says we will be in vacation photos around the world.
Tomorrow is Susan's big day.
The ship arrived in Hoorn at 7:30. We divided into smaller groups than usual because we were going to visit smaller venues. The first stop for our group was a cheese farm. Our guide was the farmer’s wife who said that she learned her English from TV so at times it was hard to understand her because of the way she pronounced some words. She started off by showing us a video of their cheese making operation (all hand-made) that was filmed ...
The boat is docked at Hoorn, the home town of the Dutch sailor who sailed around the tip of South America and named the Cape. We spend the day visiting three attractions, none of which we would have bothered to see had we been on our own.
For centuries, windmills, the icons of Holland, have been use to drain water from the polder (land reclaimed from the water); when a windmill had drawn to capacity, additional windmills ...
... around, so it was cool. This museum really made me feel close to Van Gogh and it really emphasized him as a person, which was nice. There were so many letters he wrote to his brother Theo and the movie we saw talked about how he didn't realize he wanted to be an artist until later in his life. My favorite part of the exhibit was seeing the beautiful painting of apple blossom flowers he made for the birth of his nephew. I also learned a ...
We arrived in Amsterdam last night and it was love at first sight. From the minute we got off the train, it was such a fun and relaxed atmosphere! It is basically the anti-Paris. Our hotel is located in a great area, minutes away from the hot spots in Amsterdam. It's got a ...