Travel Blogs from Utrecht
The alarm woke me at 6am – Jase after a ****** nights sleep, was allowed another half hours grace before he had to get up because I needed the sheets and towels. With 3 loads of washing to get through and wanting to grab the machines before anyone else, I was keen to start the epic day of cleaning and packing.
Determined not to leave the camper in such a sorry state as when we had found it, we set about sorting what was staying and packing what was going into some sort ...
... t matter in the slightest. She was a nice enough chick, and she was easily a lot wiser and more well-rounded than her years. She was interesting and very knowledgeable and she possessed a major asset for herself, the ability to speak Dutch. I didn't get to spend much time with her but she was a memorable person because I don't think I would have been able to travel the other side of the world solo at 17. She truly did impress me.
The day was also very ...
... point of view. You could definitely tell that the city was built around at a time where streets were not important. Everything is based around the canals and the streets were just thrown in afterwards. After our hour long cruise, we made our way back to Centraal to grab our stored bags and take the train back to Schipol to catch our next flight. This one was a 10 hour flight to bangkok, not a 12 hour one like we thought we had. Thank god. And that is where I am writing this ...
... It was at this point that it started to rain again, so Micaela ducked inside an H&M store to look at underwear while I caught the end of a street performance show. So after chasing down the shopaholic we did as the tourists do and made our way over to the red light district to get the unique experience of "window shopping". Micaela was interested in how the ladies lined up along the windows but she wasn't sure how to act around them. I on the other was ...
... back of the train station (of course, English words would have helped). Our hotel was right beside the train station and at check in, we were each given a warm double chocolate chip cookie. We were upgraded to an Executive Suite with a view of the canals and sunshine that warmed up the room. We felt like kings.
We were both still sick and not feeling great, so we had showers and ordered room service and stayed in for the night.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center