Travel Blogs from Voorburg
... Christchurch. The railway stations have special bike –parking garages. I understand Central Station has space for 2500 cycles, & from what I saw it was full with the overflow in other areas as well. Everywhere I went in The Netherlands the bicycle was the 'King of the Road’ & just shows how environment controls cultures with a large population & not enough land. Age was no barrier & I ...
... saw a guy with his suit on, elderly, kids, families, heaps of young people, even the police are on bikes.
We had one of Amsterdam's pancakes today, which was very enjoyable. Have not long got back from having a snack for tea....bit different to the last 15 days.
So tomorrow we begin the long trek home arriving in Perth, very early hours of Saturday morning. Hopefully might get some sleep on one of the planes. Looking forward to getting home now.
... br> Started walking around the city and came across the Amsterdam dungeon which we decided to check out. Turned out to be quite interesting and funny, it was a series of rooms set up like Amsterdam in the 1500-1600’s with actors describing the conditions at the time, often getting members of the group to participate (including getting Kate to hold a bucket with would have held pooh back in the day). ...
... bikes, including bike parking "garages".
The first order of the day was gathering in Dam Square, the city center full of pigeons and performers and beautiful buildings. We were divided into our city walking tours. Rob lead my group around, with Dojna tagging along. He was a fast walker and at one point Brad, Andrew, Z, and I got stuck on one side of the street while an endless parade of bikes and cars went by. But we saw a lot of ...
... image to everything your taught in school.
After our long day we grabbed some schnitzel and took a night train to Amsterdam; we didn't miss this one! The night train was neat but I wouldn't recommend it to any one. it was really small and for the money it's better to stay in a hotel and catch a really early train to wherever you are going. I'm still glad we did it though!
Amsterdam!! Guess what the first smell was that came into my nose? You are probably ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking