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TravelPod Member ReviewsStayokay Texel Den Burg
Great food, yummy bear, comfy rooms... Just a great time all around.
Beautiful places to bike to and the town is super adorable.
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... not the height of the tourist season. Lined up against the dunes were blue and white sheds which people rented to keep their beach things. There were plenty of people actively tanning. We had a bit of a paddle before returning to the nearest bus stop. Bit of a wait then back to the ferry. The bus ride was a great way to see the countryside on the island. ...
... him! Being surrounded by that many children makes the feeling too infectious to resist!
Once he came down the canal, we tried to listen to his speech/get a good picture of him. Since we don't speak Dutch, the listening was a wash. And since the Dutch are so tall to begin with, trying to see anything when you're standing in a crowd is hard enough. But when they have toddlers on their shoulders? Forget about it.
So, it was onto the ...
We've had a great start to our trip. Amsterdam lived up to its reputation. We've spent only about six hours there so far, but took in a fair bit considering the jet lag. Our flights were long but bearable thanks to the great service offered by Singapore Airlines. We had only one stop in Singapore so all up the travelling time was just short of 24 hours. We got into Amsterdam airport at about 7 am local time on Saturday morning and headed to our boat to drop ...
... of Holland, bicycles are the main form of personal transport here, but there is sometimes a need to carry several children, and this is how they do it.
Interestingly, most of the bicycles are of the heavy traditional sit up and beg type, most commonly seen elsewhere in the first half of last century, and there are very few with aluminium frames and tiny tyres.
And most of them are in terrible ...
... so an immediate return can be made to the check-in counter ten meters away to start the check-in process. Around two hours later, time has come to board the aircraft for the first part of the long 24-hour flight to Auckland. The first stop will take place in Malaysia, where the Boeing 747 is to land unpleasantly early local time or uncomfortably late biological time. ...