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I had an absolutely brilliant day today! I got a great night's sleep, woke up late, and had a few hours of relaxation time at Jacqueline's house. She and Tim were off to work, so it was just me and their chickens in the back garden. I did some laundry, caught up on sports scores, and had time to just relax. It was really nice.
Jacquelien took a half day and got back to the house around 1pm. Our plans changed slightly, ...
... went to see Alex (Anneke's oldest son), his wife Loes and their 2 children, Emma and Niek. They were leaving for a caravan holiday in Germany, so this was our only opportunity to see them.
Sunday we went to a market in Oosthuezan, a village not far from Schermerhorn, selling all sorts of things. From there we went for a drive around the canals and going through other small villages. All very unique to Holland. One thing you notice is how the horses, cows and sheep are ...
... meer weg willen en een rij zoeken om in te wachten omdat ze graag eeuwig in rijen staan te wachten...) Wij hadden geen zin om te wachten tot 14 Februari en vliegen dus nu naar Kathmandu op de 4e en niet naar Varanasi. Dat betekent cappucino drinken in Kathmandu volgende week woensdag en nieuwe plannen maken! Dat vinden wij helemaal niet erg!
... as Americans visiting a foreign country, perceive it to be. The Netherlands is a Western country, so we tend to forget that it is a foreign country. We don't take the stereotypes portrayed in Asian theater as a form of blatant racism, it is viewed as a part of culture that we, as people from a different culture, do not view the same way. Just because the Netherlands is in Europe doesn't mean we should view it any differently.
Final thought ...
... about what he is doing... and we talk to him about three times every week.
So we are counting down... and keep you posted!
An overview of the trip:
17 Augustus To Naples
21 Augustus To Key West
23 Augustus To Ocala
29 Augustus To Bangor
31 Augustus To Saint John
3 September Travelling in Canada
8 September To Bangor and flight back home
9 September arrival in ...