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... flight was too short for coffee, though and I was still finishing as we started to descend.
Rotterdam Airport is small and very quick to pass through. I took a bus to the metro station then a train to Rotterdam Central, arriving there about 9.45, less than an hour and a half from leaving City Airport. That's pretty good going, I thought.
Coming back, the flights from Rotterdam were not at a convenient time, so ...
... windmill - not a lot of space and many stairs. So another tourist site with stairs - and going up and down in bike shoes was a challenge. After the windmill tour the rain had pretty much stopped so we were able to enjoy riding along the canals enjoying beautiful farmland and canals. Lunch was in the town of Gouda where we had a great lunch of cheeses, salads and tomato soup. The owner was a wonderful man and a great host of all of us bikers. The food ...
Fine, warm and sunny, 19-26deg, 40km, av. 13.3km/hr, tot. 1822km. Up early for another wander around this beautiful city, which feels more like a village. Took our time over a nice brekky and one final look at Leiden as we rode north. We didn't follow the numbers today preferring to just follow well-signed cycle paths between each village. This resulted in us riding through a series of fairly modern and pleasant ...
... naked, and one lady laying on her stomach had her top undone so she could tan. She got stung by a bee though, and flipped over. But the nudity wasn't as much as my parents and grandparents said it'd be.
We went down to the water. I went up to my knees in the sea, and got some shells for my scrapbook. We wrote MSU 2014 in the sand and took pictures. We talked for awhile with Mark and Joyce, then went home.
... but some were manned. Only one did we have to pay for. The bridge keeper lowered a clog into which I had top pit 4.50 euro (the toll there) into. Quaint.
We finally got into Nieuwegein about 5:30 after seeing some wonderful scenery and traveling very leisurely through the countryside, could get to like this life.