Travel Blogs from Dordrecht
To Jan and Joke, please find enclosed one Australian couple, from Jan, Lina and Marielle. Sadly, its that time again. Saying goodbye to a place, storing experience to memory, saying goodbye to people, and of course, packing our packs. Its sad to move from a place we have enjoyed so, but all there is to do is look forward to new experiences and fun times ahead. We have another full week in ...
... and the Merwede coming in from the right (both originating from the Rhine) and then heading directly at you is the Noord River - it's quite a swirl!! Clearly it's prosperity came originally from its prime location and like Ghent, there are several beautiful merchant and Guild houses around the harbour.
The church, Grote Kerk, is something else. It's tower is 2.25 metres off vertical and I'm telling you now, it is ...
... our Capital One nor American Express cards have the computer chip that European credit cards have so they are unusable. Fortunately, our debit card worked in the cash machine and we have sufficient cash on hand to pay the train fare with cash. I make a note to check on getting credit cards with European compatible chips when we get home. Whew.
We arrive at The Hague and the train station is under construction just as Ruth our ...
So these last 2 days are quite weird to describe, since I'd leave after 12, it would officially be the 30tth already, yet I'd arive in the Netherlands on the 30th of april in the morning, so that would suddenly add a load of extra hours to my day! (weeiiiiird)
I spend my time on the plane watching some more movies, and trying to get some sleep. I can't actually remember what I did more...sleep ...
This time, I will be
writing a bit about how live in The Hague has moved on as well as
about everything that the Netherlands has not.
Last time I updated, there
was a Borrel about South Africa. The Borrel where everyone went:'
What is that song-that's not South African is it?!' For some strange
reason, I believe that people believe that South African music- heck
lets make it ...