Travel Blogs from Capelle aan den IJssel
... before its fateful journey and also where a lot of the famine ships left for The US, Canada and other places after the potato famine in the mid 1800s. They had a great food market on the foreshore and a wonderful museum and great pub food. We are becoming experts in 'pub grub'. We stayed for 4 nights in a Lovely cottage which enabled us to rest, catch up with family of friends and a little local exploring. A night north in Carlow before attending The Feast ...
... being 5ft, she had to get a kids bike, it was pink and had 'Princess' written on it! Brilliant! We rode till our bums were sore, stopped for a beverage and rode some more, the city is full of bikes! Everywhere, it's got bike lanes down all roads and even mini bike traffic lights! Kept having to remind the others that the right side was the right side to be on! After a long day of seeing all of the city, and I mean all! I don't think there were ...
... the 40 seconds she walked around. Very amusing! Day four we were happy to not be hungover after an alcohol free night so we decided to get the most out if our day to make up for the day before. We walked to the Anne Frank museum to wait in line for a good 1 & a half hours. It was worth the wait though a very interesting story and so hard to believe that life was once life that.. I even bought the book to read! The rest of the day the boys went to ...
... br> For dinner we went to a little italian place off a square and then went for some drinks at an Irish pub (ironic).
The next day we got up and went into town, spent the two minutes tour the Tulip and Cheese museum (so small!) and then went to the Rembrandt exhibition that showed replicas of all his paintings.
Brad stayed in Amsterdam for work so we headed back to the airport area and had a drink before I caught my plane home, full of pancakes and cheese.
... the nation's parliament. Very like a tour of Canberra really, though I think The Hague is an administrative centre, not the real capital. We merely drove around slowly without stopping (not a hardship I have to say). I waved at the Australian ambassador's house, which is a pleasant but plain two storey dark red brick, built in the Dutch style. We drove past the 'working palace' of the king (lest you argue with me on this point, Queen Beatrix resigned the throne ...
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