Van Der Valk Hotel Haarlem
Travel Blogs from Haarlem
... Union, all of whom tried to sell me on their way of thinking. Again, being too cheap to go into any museums, I wandered all over town, at one point accidentally coming across a herd of deer in a park (they were in a large pen, and pretty curious). I basically walked from one side of the town to the other, and then across in the other direction, so my feet were getting pretty tired after a couple of hours.
I also had to pee.
... me as an additional driver with my temporary drivers licence,
Holland is very strange- one minute you are
driving out in the countryside and everything is very flat and rather boring,
but before long you come to a delightful village, usually with a pretty canal
... the trip. Every time I reach the point where I've planned the whole trip, I start focusing on the next trip.
That's when my annual travel dip comes. Because after the summer vacation life gets too busy for a short city hop and then before you know it the holiday season has arrived and you're constantly busy with family visits. On top of that schedules (mostly) don't become available for the next summer vacation until November/December, so there's no ...
... told not to leave Amsterdam without doing a canal cruise, so I jumped on one in the mid-afternoon. It was a nice little ride and a good orientation to the city and its waterways. After my little excursion I back tracked to Westerkerk to climb the tower (I had to find something to climb). It was a fun climb with great city views. After my climb, I raced next door to the Anne Frank House to arrive in time for my ...
Monday. I left
Bert to visit the
Gough gallery and I had a quiet drink with
Ietje and we then had a nice final night in Holland
We caught the train to Berlin and the trip went well and we thought it went quickly and was a bit more comfortable than the bus. Arrived at the motel and then walked to nearby shopping centre and had Chinese dinner followed by early night.
We slept late and ...