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Today we went to the little hotel in town to go over our pre-homework assignments. I found out that I cannot do theory while here, so I think I will change my module class to oral history.
For the Dutch, pretty much it is a public health issue and not a criminal issue. As of right now, NL is trying to reduce the Coffee Shops (Koffee Shops …
It was weird saying good bye to my family and friends. It felt like I would see them the next day and that I was not actually going to Europe for four months. At the O'Hare airport I got my first Dutch experience. A group of older Dutch men were talking and ended up gathering around me as I reading Amsterdam for pre-homework. They did not know the …
Immediately after the opening lecture of my Business and Politics of Europe class I sprinted my haggard bike back to the guesthouse where I met Travis, quickly packed, rechecked our itinerary and headed back to the train station. We jumped on a northbound train and after a change in Utrecht and 4 hours or so we were in Den Helder, the northernmost …
... There was one stall that caught my eye and I knew that I had to buy something there. Yes kids a whole stall full with salted licourice, heaven had come to me. Elly and I sorted a big bag each which we started to eat straight away. All so good.
Next destination was an old preserved windmill. Some history regarding this mill and the area. At the end of the 16th century a start was made in North Holland with draining the many lakes that were forever posing ...
... 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 ...
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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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