Van der Valk Volendam
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Last day of our trip today! Went to the Albert Cuyp Market first thing in the morning, it's mostly household stuff there but there's quite a few food stalls as well. Had fried fish which was as good as ever, stroopwaffles, poffertjes, roasted chicken etc. Would recommend to go there to try Dutch specialties! Currently otw to Volendam fishing …
We arrived at Schiphol Airport and the power was out inside. It seemed a bit strange that all the shops were dark and shut down and only backup lights were on inside. We made our way to the train station and discovered to our dismay that there was a major power outage across Holland that shut down the train system. So much for our plans to take a train to the main station right across from our hotel. So instead we made our way out into the ...
... The overall high O - The best overall day of the trip was the day from Puerto Rio Tranquilo that started with the boat trip to the marble caves before an epic ride along the bright blue Lago General Carrera, lots of steel up and downs, which I was loving, the number one 'Patagonian' swim spot with 'the' bridge jump, and a nice river side camp spot. Shame about the midges! The riverside fire pit solved that though! The overall low O - I was going to finish with a low ...
... I scarfed down a equally disgusting panini from some kiosk restaurant where the employees acted as if I was taking from their personal supply. I don't lie when I tell you that the lady took my order was on her cellphone talking to her friends. I really didn't want to hear what your plans were when you got out of work. I boarded the plane and waited to take off. I got a exit row that divides first class from ...
... the intercom. Only capable of speaking rapid french, he kindly but forcefully informed us that he would not back up his car and let us try another machine because he wanted the company to fix this machine, unappreciative of the fact that it was refusing all methods of payment. He picked up his cellphone and, from his car, had a very animated and long conversation with the company. At the same time, we were trying to communicate our stalemate to the guard through the intercom again, ...