The Crystal Palace

Address: De Brand 50, Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the De Hoef area of Amersfoort, is near Muurhuizen, Museum Flehite, Museum Flehite, and Mondriaanhuis.
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Travel Blogs from Amersfoort

From Vikings to Van Gogh Country

A travel blog entry by karenstephens on May 12, 2014

5 comments, 4 photos

... them make up to 500 Euros per day. I simply cannot imagine that kind of life. I made eye contact with more than one of them as we passed the windows, and I was surprised that they returned my smile. Unspoken words are conveyed when a gentle smile is exchanged, and I wondered if in that brief moment, they contrasted their lifestyle with what mine might be. Probably not, but the thought did cross my mind. Many of the women become prostitutes because of ...

Back home

A travel blog entry by ingen24 on Jan 09, 2014

2 photos

... and how they do it. Can it succeed? Or is it an air balloon waiting to pop? Their whole economy seems to float on tourism and foreign industry. How many Gucci and Chanel stores can a city bare? I already noticed some stores that didn't seem to have any customers. How many Patek Philippe do you have to sell annually to pay the rent? Can you keep a city this clean? This much people employed for public benefit? Sometimes it seems they don't know what ...

Boarding ship

A travel blog entry by tmarts on Aug 31, 2013

2 comments, 5 photos

... many gorgeous old houses. Amsterdam commenced in 1275 - and the oldest dwelling is dated 1590. - pic included. We boarded at 3- unpacked and then attended a briefing by tour director, captain and were introduced to the crew. Created a great atmosphere as they were all great fun. Dinner after that - then we walked to The Red Light district. We werent allowed to take pics as many of the ladies of the night have ...

In-flight Catering is not my Friend

A travel blog entry by rachelkw on Jul 14, 2013

7 photos

... become the final frontier after a day's walking.

Registration opened at 1pm and the queues were supposed to be shorter on the first day. Hence there were only about 150 people in the queue in front of me. I was wedged between a man who must have been 6 ft 8 if he was an inch, and a woman with blonde, spikey hair and a blonde moustache. My eyeline was at the level of the man's biceps. My biceps were at the level of the blonde's eyes. She probably didn't appreciate ...


A travel blog entry by eirantrethowan on Jun 05, 2013

8 photos

... they are outside art amazing really. Thoroughly enjoyed the ride although they spoke Dutch the whole way around - they gave us paper to translate where we were. Only downfall but still worth it. We had some lovely lunch in a local pub, yummy pickles in my burger with no bun and we tried the traditional dish of bitterballs with mustard... ...

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