Travel Blogs from Heemskerk
... was delightful and the Dutch were out in force enjoying the day.
We planned for a night train from Amsterdam to Copenhagen, so our last afternoon was spent window shopping (not in the Red Light District) and people watching. We found a corner cafe parked our weary bones and enjoyed the hustle and bustle of this hyper active hub of hedonism!
At 8 p.m. we entered our sleeper car for the ride to Denmark.
... Mellie", we finally were just around the corner from Anne Frank's house. We knew this as there was a line of hundreds of people waiting to tour the house which is what we wanted to do. Since it was 4:00 pm and the house closes at 5:00, we knew we would never make it in time. On to find a sidewalk cafe, of which there are many. Yeah, we found one that was established in 1670 with the original bar. It claimed to be the oldest eating ...
... print blouse, make-up, a sailor hat, pink sneakers and a skirt. While siting there, a bike/beer tour car passed by with a group of about ten guys pedaling and drinking. On the water, a bed sitting on a boat passed by with loud music and a few individuals just laid there soaking in the sun on the bed that read "get in bed for peace." I felt like I was being transported to NOLA, on the streets of Bourbon or Frenchmen. But wait, there's still more... no one told ...
Worst Public Transport: Slovakia
Best English: Poland
Worst English: France and Spain tied (they’re just too proud of their own languages we decided)
Best Food: Italy
Worst Food: Croatia
Best Beer: Netherlands
Worst Beer: France (amazing wine does rather make up for it though)
Best Swimming spots: Croatia
Worst Swimming Spots: Netherlands
Best Scenery: Croatia
... the vehicles are very bubble-shaped. The corners are all rounded off like they are afraid a toddler is going to run into them
- the bikes. They were not kidding when I read that most people use bikes to get around. I felt like I was in a leisurely Tour de France all day. I have never said sorry so many times. I'm keeping the apologetic Canadian stereotype alive here, folks. Also, everybody rides bikes - girly girls, giant man beasts, the hoodrats, suit guys. And if ...