Travel Blogs from Leiden
... be. This is probably the finest horticultural display we have ever witnessed. Better that the great "North Cheam Crocus Fest" and makes Kew Gardens look like the back of Mitcham Eastfileds Station car park!!!. Bulbs in flower.....bulbs just peeking through.......scented Hyacinths......daffodils......tulips of every colour imaginable............WOW!!! .........seeing is believing.!! Even the most hardened Millwall fan could not fail to ...
... or more different outfits.
9. I will have to ship some books to Perth anyway, so I might as well add some shoes to the box for good measure.
10. And if worst comes to worst, I can always leave some stuff behind and do some shopping.
So there you have it! Apart from any underwear my suitcase and backpack are now packed and I have at least made the choices of which items to leave behind. The rest will just have to go in a box with destination Down Under. Problem ...
... where we stopped under the shade of the trees and listened to the beautiful sound of a saxophone - we threw a couple of Euro into his instrument case and proceeded to Binnenhof, where the parliamentary buildings are. It was for the architectural beauty that we went not through a love of politics! We will leave that to our friend Tony Brunt, original founder of the NZ Values Party, considered to be the world's first ...
... town is the Old Rhine. Leiden is a focal point for the many tours by pleasure boat that pass through the city and the surrounding area.
Leiden's historic city centre has more than 2,800 historic monuments. From almshouses (houses for the poor) to windmills, and from church's to town gates. In fact, the whole city centre is one enormous monument. There are also museums (which we found are closed on Mondays) and ...
... rides in. This is the only waka outside of New Zealand. We were very impressed with the whole museum! Afterwards we just walked around and got a feel for the city. Then home to Aryn's to repack and get ready to leave the next day.
All in all a marvelouse trip! I hope you have enjoyed my travelogue. I did hear from a few that they weren't able to access it, but many others were, so I don't have an explanation. Love to all! Debbie
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