Travel Blogs from The Hague
... beautifully sealed cycle paths! The health of this population would be amazing! Also pure heaven for cycle tourists like us-although we did struggle with a chilly head wind for most of the day, which was quite tiring.
We finally turned in for the night at one of the many campsites along the coastline at a place called Flushing. Quite a ritzy campground at $56 a night, but at least the showers were hot & free flowing. Next morning, our friendly ...
... till the pile drivers are knocking in the fondations next door in the morning, I felt like i was waking up in california this morning as the whole house rocks from the pounding, there are sensors on the house and if they become too strong the sensors tell them to stop next door.
when good night from the cloggy land ...
... is actually below sea level, and is kept above ground with the use of their canal systems and used to be kept above the sea by the use of the famous Dutch windmills. The history of the city is actually quite interesting with all the different influences it had from being a massive trading centre, it never got stuck down with politics and religion, giving the basis for the very liberal lifestyle that they still enjoy today. Lee took us around the town, ...
... street to rest and nibble on bread and bananas much to the amusement of the locals. Wandered to the canal at the end of the street and rested in the sun observing how the locals enjoy their Sundays - mucking about in boats of all sizes and types. Houseboats are very popular and range from palatial to eccentric to basic kit home on a barge. They are as valuable as canal houses as no more licences are to be issued. We checked back into our B&B ...
... along with this post. Due to the Easter holiday, most shops were closed in Amsterdam yesterday afternoon and this morning, so I had a considerably more quiet time in the city. After Weston took off, I crashed on a bed of surprisingly comfortable chair cushions and towels in Christian's apartment. This morning I had high hopes of buying a few souvenirs and whatnot from Amsterdam, but to my money-saving-ass's shameful delight I found very few shops open to take ...
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