Travel Blogs from Tiel
... 6 things faded as grade 6 was split in grade 6A and grade 6B. The kids with the clever brains were in grade 6A and the others (or rather the ones who became clever later) were in 6B. Ted was a destined for 6A, which was right as he continued his education on a university level later. I praised myself lucky as class 6 A was run by the headmaster/tyrant and 6B by the same, very popular teacher we had endured in grade 5.
... set up peerless infrared telescopes to look into deep space. Among them sits the Keck Telescope, the world's largest. Developed by the University of California and the California Institute of Technology, it's eight stories high, weighs 150 tons, and has a 33-foot-diameter mirror made of 36 perfectly attuned hexagon mirrors, like a fly's eye, rather than one conventional lens.Also at the summit, up a narrow footpath, is a cairn ...
... hard. My little pie connoisseurs. We then all loaded into cars and went to a neaby town where the kids went ice skating on an outdoor rink. They had a ball and Bella was really hitting it off with Emmalin as they tried Dutch and English words out on each other. Back home for dinner and I ended up having a relatively early night whilst Zed sat up talking with Mary-Anne and Joachim into the wee small hours.
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We woke up this morning to a white winter wonderland outside our hotel bedroom window. It was a lot of snow and we set out to make a snowman but it was too cold so we hurried back inside. After a delicious buffet breakfast it was time to get ready for our trip to Amsterdam. The car was covered in snow and needed a good scraping to clean the windows but we left the snow on the roof. The road was clean and we made it in good time. Reinie was waiting for us and it ...
... Woerden itself has a star shaped canal defence system like a lot of old Dutch towns and villages do. It is fascinating to see on a map when it is all intact like this one is.
Isi is getting rather excited at the thought of coming home for 10 days as she can’t wait to see family and friends again. John of course is also looking forward to seeing his daughter who is coming to see us on Saturday, and a ...
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