The Crystal Palace
Travel Blogs from Amersfoort
... and at that stage the other 2 members of the tour decided to leave! Til then hurried him up a bit, and he ended up being a very good guide with lots of points of interest, and a good sense of humour. Because it was just the 3 of us, we could just start walking off if he looked like he was getting carried away talking about something. And we had a great experience being able to operate the huge wooden wheels that lifted the city ...
... of Faye and Megan in various gymnastic poses in, above, between and through the letters. We grabbed a hot-dog and met up with Yuki and Suzanne again. Eartha was the luckiest one, because she got a lift to the houseboat on the back of Suzanne's bike. The rest of us took a tram.
Suzanne was house-sitting (boat-sitting?) for a friend, which was our gain, as we got some fabulous hospitality and Dutch crisp-bakes with muisjes (sprinkles) to keep us going until we ...
... away from the pancake place and I had to head out to the airport we carried on. I was following dad towards the station. Since mum and dad knew Amsterdam better than me and they'd never got lost before, I never doubted they didn't know the way. But as we trotted on, and arrived at Anne frank dad realised we'd walked too far shame he never realised we were going the wrong way 5 streets back. But guys, we can't blame him.. He ...
... br> The train trip went pretty quick really. The ICE from Duisburg was packed but somehow we managed to get seats - just got lucky. Watched lots of BB. Witnessed some drama due to the train being way overbooked - people who had allocated seats that were filled by other people.
When we arrived at Mauro's mansion discovered that the room did not have an opening window. Only ...
... the streets with riots vans out in force. We found out that Netherlands were playing Wales and all the supporters in town gave the place an exciting atmosphere. We watched the second half of the game in a bar around the corner from our hotel, and by the way Holland won 2-0, Hep Holland Hep! So today was a mixture of fun experiences as well as moving and poignant experiences but was a great day indeed, despite the weather. We hope it clears tomorrow. Tot ...
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
Coninckstraat 15, Amersfoort | 3 star hotelfrom $80
Stadskern, Amersfoort | Hotelfrom $123