Van der Valk Hotel Vught
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I stand accused, so full of guilt and full of shame
And all I've done, was to carry the Jewish name
I could have loved, been full of life, had goals and fame
And now the tears roll down as I look at those walls that contain all those names
And I think...
I knew them, I loved them,
I'd given my life just to save them
The children, I'd hold them
Camp Vught was a Transition Concentration camp. It still has the same fence and posts of the walls. It was opened so that people could see what was going on in the camp, yet no one did anything to stop it!
Socialism was not a success in Amsterdam. Hitler was in power, and the ideals against the Jews had started.
The ladies kept their hair here in this camp, but all of the men were shaven. The nazi's wanted to remove their identity!
The bunker was a prison within ...
... the standard market bits and pieces; handcrafts, clothes, ingredients, electronics, food and homewares, with one important stock item for sale. The festival traditionally began with and involved the sale of horses. Today, this is still a big part of the market, horses and ponies for sale. We even entered the raffle to win a pony. We tried some Dutch treats here, poffertijes, herrings and olibollen. The latter, taking me back to ...
... and Den Hagg/The Hague. Andrea led a comprehensive walking tour of Rotterdam which included some of its unique architecture from the Erasmus Bridge to cube houses to floating pavilions. Pete then led the palace tour of the Hague. We visited the Queen's current residential palaces; the Peace Palace which is the home the International Court of Justice and the former royal palace which is now the Escher Museum.
... Finally left the library cafe to use the libraries toilet, paying €0.5 for the privilege. Went up a floor in search of a comfy chair, found the english book section and a study cubicle with a hard computer swivel chair that at least had lumbar support. Mummy arrived back home and managed to connect her iPad to my wifi so we spent the next while catching up on Messages. Its now 8pm, I better leave the library and find something to eat. It is very ...