Ibis Den Haag City Centre
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Teaching is the best profession in the world. There is no question in my mind. And each school that I have taught at has its perks and benefits. One of the best aspects about my current position, is that they have a lot of opportunities for teachers to travel for Professional Development or with student groups. As you have seen …
Today we explored southern Holland. First stop was Kinderdijk where there are 19 windmills along a canal network dating back to 1740. The winmills lifted water up in steps up to a river that would flow out to sea at low tide. As the land dropped further they introduced mechanical pumps and there are still 2 big pumping stations to empty out excess …
John, Tieneke, Gary and I took the Metro to The Haig. We had a great day wandering through the city streets. Went to the Dutch Parliament House, the Royal Palace and the Peace Palace where there was a peace rally as it is the 9/11 anniversary today. It is a beautiful city with a mix of ultra modern and very old buildings. The IPad was accidentally on video when we meant to be taking photos - obviously not very tech savvy ...
Today I went on a 3 hour walking tour of Amsterdam. It was very informative. I learned all about the history of the city from is start as a small village on the River Amstel to its Golden Age in the 17th century, to the world wars, to present day. We walked through the Red Light District, up down and across countless canals, around the Dam Square, to the Royal Palace, and countless other landmarks. It was great!
I learned the "3 Golden Rules" ...
... to Escher Museum: $12
- Train from The Hague to Amsterdam return: $25
- Train from The Hague to Rotterdam return $12
- One day tram ticket around the Hague: $10
- Single tram ticket: $3
Average Daily Spend per person: $95
Transport there for both of us: $1,260
Total Spend for both of us inc. Transport: $2,000
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIbis Den Haag City Centre The Hague
Great staff who worked hard to accommodate our large group.
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