The Crystal Palace
Travel Blogs from Amersfoort
... the serves are too small.Dessert was a tiny warm pudding with a Baileys sauce.Wines (French ) were on offer too and were very good.
There is a large cheese platter near to where we sit so that got sampled as well , of course.
After dinner a string trio played, 2 violins and a guitar.It was classical music and very well done.The musicians jumped aboard as the ship slowed down and will jump off upstream again as the ship slows down for them to hop off.
... and I'm not feeling too sick today so must have been doing something right. We wanted to go out but there was nowhere to predrink - some old man and his wife was in our dorm. Who does that? So they were getting stressed about the light. Although we didnt realise it at the time, we were in the wrong district for clubs/bars so ended up wandering round the red light district. The ...
... wearing plastic pink aviators. So now he had a pair on his head, was wearing a pair, and had a pair hanging from his shirt. And this all seemed perfectly normal to him. We hopped on a tram to go check out a market in a really popular area of town. During the tram ride he asked if I was going to eat any truffles. I told him I wasn't planning on it, I'm not really into it. That's when he started going on about how I'm going to wish I had a surfboard to ride the wave ...
... the quiet of the trip back - except the guide was still nattering so we didn't get any. Another walk through town with a salad and wine stop at the restaurant next door to our home away from home, and our time in Amsterdam came to an end.
The next morning we walked slowly through town and witnessed a barge cleaning out bikes from the canal. We stopped at the English pub for a bacon and egg breakfast and caught our train to Groningen. Read on in the next ...
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