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It's amazing how different Europe lifestyle is compared to North America. Even just the small things like when the day starts are obvious. I got up at 7am, nothing special in North America, but the hostel and city was dead. It's been like that pretty much every city and town I've been in. Anyways, caught a 8:30 train from Berlin to Rotterdam which arrived at 3:30pm. When I checked in to the hostel, I inquired about a club outing that some people in the hostel ...
... were making a film. I had a word with one of the security guys blocking off the path to find out some more. So if you happen to see the feature film version of the Dutch TV show Toen Was Geluk Heel Gewoon when it's released late 2013 or early 2014, look out for that scene.
The Hague was even better. At the end of the street, just three minutes walk away, was the beach. For whatever reason I always gravitate towards water. The last time I was near the coast was in Trieste in ...
Back in Holland.
Went for a drive to Rotterdam. Drove through the City Centre.
Passed one of the three bridges that go over the river "Maas", which
divides Rotterdam in two.
Went to a model car shop to make a purchase. The owner said he
wanted to visit South Africa sometime.
We all went for a three course dinner in a very nice restuarant. Toggs
and Marisa thanked Louis and Franka for organising a great ...
... my Opa told me when I was younger it was because they were "young and silly." The Netherlands, like many European countries, copped it pretty bad in the war. Rotterdam, where Opa is from, was all but flattened, due to the bombing. I think a new life in a faraway land like Australia would have looked pretty attractive, even if it did mean getting on a ship for six weeks and saying goodbye to your family. We had a lovely walk around Winschoten, walked down Oma's ...
Then it will be time for looking into clothing. That is already causing me headaches. What to bring? Temperatures will range between +35 C (+95 F) and -45 C (-49F). Let's not talk about windchill, that can be -59 C (-75 F). Whew. Looking into this, apparantly "layers" is the keyword here.
Then the thing with the formal nights. Formal clothes. So for Tuur 1 suit will be going ...