The Crystal Palace
Travel Blogs from Amersfoort
... got a different view of things going through the house and maybe I should read the book again. I couldn't imagine not being able to go outside for two years. When we were done with lunch we went and saw the Dam. There we saw the National Monument. In the Dam there was a street theatre show going on. The guy was pretty funny, rude, and good at getting out of a straight jacket. Once his show was over, ...
And then security, which was of the take-your-belt-off variety, something which always causes G to panic as he expects his pants to fall off around his ankles and trip him up as he goes through the metal detector. And in the end, made it to our gate with only 10 minutes to spare!!
The plane (two hour flight on el cheapo airline) was once again more spacious than the Lufthansa long-haul with the exception that it just had some knee room where they normally have ...
... Had a picnic lunch on a bench by a canal, people watching, etc. I think I've managed to pick up a cold somewhere, definitely disappointed but am planning a good night of sleep in the next few nights before our next big county-to-country moves through, what we've termed 'bohemian ...
... wasn't all that scary-just weird. It's funny because they say there really isn't much crime in Amsterdam but that is because everything that would normally be a crime back home is common place for them, and not to say that the Dutch were creepy or all druggies either. Despite their seemingly lax law system, they are actually very kind and friendly people and hard working and the cops do enforce the laws that are in place and take them seriously.
One fact ...
It's the day before my departure to New Zealand! I am very excited.
I did have to say goodbye to my friends today.. I'll miss them:( But I'll keep in touch with everyone via Facebook and this blogging site.
I'm going to bed now, tomorrow the last pickings and then I will leave to Schiphol with mom, dad, Marte and ...
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