Postillion Hotel Amersfoort Veluwemeer
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- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
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... hard to keep quiet in such a building but when your life depends on it, anything is possible. I got a bit emotional at the end when there is a video of Otto frank, talking about the diary and how hard it was for him to read, realising he did not know his daughter as well as he thought he did. That was sad, thinking not only of him and his loss but the millions of people who lost family and friends in the holocaust, who they may not have gotten to know as well as they would have liked ...
Been back in the Netherlands now for about 3 months, which is not that long really, but somehow time really flies when you have to work again. Still living in my home-on-wheels, on a campsite, soon to move into my own 'stacaravan' (semi-mobile house). Been working 4 days a week again, with little energy for anything else. Hence my social silence period. Had Xmas with family again, been seeing some people, but mostly just slowly adapting to Western Life again. ...
Today we start with a canal boat ride that takes us around the canals and see the city in the morning. The city is 8 feet below sea level. It is built on swamps, that is why they have so many canals. The one thing you notice right away is that for a city of 800,000 people, they have about 1,000,000 bicycles. The bicyclists rule the road. Everyone here ride them. And you do not see anyone wearing helmets while biking. The Dutch just do not like that. It is their best mode ...
... section - seemed like I was walking through IKEA. When I left I saw I was right next door to the Van Gogh museum. Now I should have purchased a ticket ahead of time, the line was around the block like Anne Frank museum - but this time I got in the back of it. It took 1 hour, smelling at least 3 drags of pot and one being drenched in one downpour (so glad I got that umbrella), but finally got into the museum. Many of the works were donated by ...
... by Van Gogh too, including another of his self portraits which we were able to photograph. The centrepiece exhibition, however, displayed the works of the Dutch masters, particularly Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals and Steen. There were big crowds around many of the paintings especially Rembrandt’s Nightwatch and Vermeer’s Milkmaid and The Little Street, the latter almost having a three dimensional quality that cannot be gleaned from copies of the painting. ...