The Crystal Palace
Travel Blogs from Amersfoort
... western part of Amsterdam) and the girls had their first experience of a large European church building. It was a Reformed church and the architecture reflected this with little ornamentation and a central focus on the pulpit. It was incredibly large with very high ceilings and a man was playing the organ.
From the Westerkerk, we traveled along the western canal ring, poking our heads in interesting shops occasionally. We then visited what was my most anticipated ...
... puddle with sticks and stones in the cafe gardens. They're a little young for the cultural side of the city!
The adults were more entertained by the guy who turned up on his bike with saddle bags full of bread for the birds.
Looked like he was a regular, but ...
... don't think it was anything to do with people smoking cannabis, it is just a relaxed place to be. Next stop for my wandering was the red light district which is reality is just a tourist spot. There were a number of scantily dressed women in windows (some of them surprisingly old), which is a little odd but after the first few you see you get quite used to it. There were also quite a lot of cafes which made ...
... 8220;once in a lifetime” experience, wouldn’t you do a little investigation and planning? Oh, I know I’m an obsessive researcher and planner. I have studies maps and even used Google’s street view to see what was near my hotel. But the woman I helped at Heathrow was flying to Manchester, that much she knew, and she was going to be gone for over a month. But she didn’t know where her friend that she was visiting lived! ...
... heavy rain. also found out that the flight that i was originally going to take and that my friends were on had also been delayed a couple of hours because of weather and had not even left austin for houston yet. they did not make the connecting flight to amsterdam. the plane i was on left as their plane was parking at the gate.
uneventful and restful flight to amsterdam arrived 1 hour late. followed by a ...
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