The Crystal Palace
Travel Blogs from Amersfoort
... summer so we can hire bikes and enjoy the park more. It was a little wet and cold to enjoy all of it and there is so much to offer, i think that visiting in different seasons is a good call.
Holiday - booked through easyjetholidays.com
Train to city - €4.00p/person one way - ticket machine only takes cards
Ann Frank House - €9.00p/person (adult)
Sexmuseum - €4.00p/person
Canal Cruise - Blue ...
... let everyone know some of the negative statistics of the ride. There were 6x minor crashes in hotel parking lots / petrol stations. No harm done to anyone or bike except a minor concussion with no lasting effects. There were 3x major accidents on the road. A good friend, Rhino, from Wisconsin had a dog run out in front of his trike. He could not avoid it and the impact bounced him, the trike/trailer combo and his and his wife off the road - they were ...
... back to and spend a few days exploring. I even think I could live here if I got over my fear of bike riding! We did try and visit Anne Frank's house but it is a massive tourist destination and the line was out the door and down the block! There are so many museums too, you just need weeks to visit them all. It was the first warm day we've really had this week which was lovely, hoping for some more sun in the next few days. ...
... hostess, brought us breakfast in our room and answered every question we could think to ask. She made the stay very comfortable and welcome even to the point that she provided sandwiches for us to take for lunch on our bike rides. We asked her if she got many bike riders out where she was, "Usually just Dutch and some English guests", she said. This made us feel unique - not your average Americans.
Tomorrow, Monday, we're off to Germany. ...
... Maybe some signs painted on the pavement saying “Take your beta-blockers now”?
And the prostitutes in the windows do not like people taking their photo. I saw one women viciously berating a tourist through the glass for taking a picture. It is incomprehensible double-standards to me. Do the people in Debenhams have a go at you for taking pictures of their 5-piece pan set so that you can show your aunt that it is exactly what she needs for her kitchen ...
Other places to stay in Amersfoort
Bosgebied, Amersfoort | 3 star hotelfrom $72
De Berg Noord, Amersfoort | 3 star hotelfrom $69
Zonnehof, Amersfoort | 4 star hotelfrom $72
De Hoef, Amersfoort | 3 star hotelfrom $60
Stadskern, Amersfoort | 3 star hotelfrom $117
Stadskern, Amersfoort | Hotelfrom $123