The Crystal Palace
Travel Blogs from Amersfoort
... with 2.000 other runners in Central Park and ate big hamburgers. So a bit different than we expected and a bit of a disappointment, but anyway, let’s see if we’ll try again next year…….
Back from New York we were really looking forward to our vacation in November. We had to cancel our summer vacation in August because of work, so we were all longing for some downtime with the family. We had booked a trip to Egypt in the ...
... were thinking: BOOBIES! However, for me and my daughter it led to an awkward conversation. A conversation one never thinks they will have to face unless of course you plan to go to Amsterdam -prostitution.
Red face, I ran with my daughter out of the red light district like a speeding bullet. Sweating and out of breath I broached the subject of prostitution or (ladies in ...
... the city). I saw a few churches, Rembrandt’s (another famous artist) home, and then got lunch at a bagel shop. I got a tuna salad bagel with juice. It was hot, and I wanted something light. I sat outside the café where I could watch the people walk along the canal.
After lunch I got slightly lost for a while and ended up walking around for longer than I had wanted to. I wanted to go to Rembrandtplein (another cultural area that was supposed to be cool), but it took ...
... your second day, you are sitting in a cafe in the sun, your second coffee steaming in front of you, watching the people on their bikes and the canal boats pootling by on the water, and you think to yourself, Why don't we just stay here for the rest of the day? Then you order another coffee. “; “Just wandering around enjoying the sights with your friends ...
... happen on the road. Last one was coming back from the Atlantic Center for the Arts, and meeting a fellow Vietnam veteran in a line in a BBQ joint in North Carolina, a guy who was stationed not far from me in '68 when I was there. That fellow's name, if I recall correctly, was Houghton. This man was Don and we gabbed about baseball and low-cost travel until we reached Logan. His daughter is a photographer and has ...
Other places to stay in Amersfoort
Bosgebied, Amersfoort | 3 star hotelfrom $68
De Berg Noord, Amersfoort | 3 star hotelfrom $64
Zonnehof, Amersfoort | 4 star hotelfrom $77
De Hoef, Amersfoort | 3 star hotelfrom $64
Stadskern, Amersfoort | 3 star hotelfrom $93
Stadskern, Amersfoort | Hotelfrom $102