Mercure Groningen Martiniplaza
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De kogel is door de kerk! Dinsdag 1 juli vertrekken Marloes en ik voor ongeveer 2 en een half jaar naar het buitenland. Het plan in het kort is om met de auto door Scandinavië te rijden,in Helsinki de autosleutels over te dragen aan Tom & Danique om vervolgens met de trein via St.Petersburg naar Moskou te reizen. Vanaf daar willen we met …
... for a barbeque with a western theme. We had very silly costumes - an inflated horse with legs hanging over so it looked as though we were riding!
Then Jim appeared in the same! Everyone had dressed up except Eileen & he had to 'drink some forfeits'. The evening was a riot (not least because Steve had bought some 11.5% beer) & ended in the early hours.
None of us were very bright this morning, Steve especially wasn't firing on ...
... 150 kilometres or catch two ferries. So the ferries won the toss. BUT, at this stage we weren’t aware of how expensive ferries are! O.M.G!
Enough whingeing about the cost of living in Norway – the Lofoten Islands are great, once you get past the smell of Cod drying everywhere! And we mean everywhere!! Everywhere you go, you see masses of commercial racks where the cod (heads & bodies) are hung out to dry, and then you will see ...
Our little treat to stay in a cabin for 2 nights in Stroe - a little village on the Northwest coast of Holland, proved to be a wise move-the rain set in-a steady soaking rain for the next 42 hours! We were very thankful for the warmth of indoor accommodation.
Setting up their tent in the rain was the lovely English family, Helen & Chris with their 2 boys-Thomas(13) & George (10). They were on a 6 day cycle tour of the Netherlands. Feeling their ...
... Peter Pan, lots of swans, and explored a great park. With a day in London, we did the Changing of the Guard – the weather was kind, sunny but not too hot and then we walked, and walked, and walked! So two more Must-Sees ticked – what a sense of accomplishment!
2014 is the Centenary Year for the start of the First World War and the 99th Anniversary of the first Anzac Day. We started our day by attending the Dawn Service ...
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