Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
... Forth. We stopped in at several villages once of which had a very secure harbour. I was fascinated by the huge tide even here. The boats had the double keels to sit evenly when dried out. We eventually reached North Berwick and got out to explore. It only got to 14 degrees so in spite of our thermals and jumpers we still felt the piercing westerly wind off the water. Just preparing ourselves for Geelong weather!!!! We had to stop and pat the ...
... wax museum,
trying to escape the rain. Colourful umbrellas marched down the
streets as people shopped or tried to find an indoor activity.
Between dodging the umbrellas and trying to avoid being hit by a bike
or a trolley, we checked out the many souvenir shops, had lunch at
what the locals called a typical Dutch restaurant, sampled every
cheese possible at a cheese shop where the workers were dressed in
traditional Dutch ...
... revelation was a bit of a bummer, as we were planning to spend a good week near a beach chilling our beans after a frantic month of preparation for the trip. Serves us right for being so organised. It was getting late and the light was fading, so I went and asked the ticket inspector if there were any campsites local to the area. He kindly went into his office and returned with ...
... line of people waiting to get in as we left. We walked back to our hotel and through an area where the "coffee" shop was more than just a coffee shop. That sweet smell was in the street. This area is also right on the edge of their red light district and across the square from us is the Palace (royal family can't possibly live in it but it is used for formal functions) If they do live in it they will only do it part of ...
After weeks of searching and talking about them, today they appeared on our desks...(see picture)
Thank you health affairs and Daan for arranging these!
We feel a lot safer now. Last things to arrange: visa, life insurrance and logistics in Rwanda and we are good to go!
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