Van der Valk Volendam
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Reading - Gatwick- Amsterdam - Monnickendam - Volendam Journey started very early or should I say that the previous day never ended as I had little over 1 hr sleep. Thanks to my friends, who dropped me @ gatwick airport. The guy before me, a caucasian, was almost stripped during security checking and I was let off free. Had I been the random guy, …
This is our fourth day in Haarlem and it's taken all of that time to get my head around being here. My first impression here was that we had landed in the middle of "The Truman Show" (the movie about a reality show in a 'perfect' city). Now you have to understand that we just left Italy and anyone reading my blogs knows about the drivers there. …
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... if we didn't eat it. Ok ok ok. There is nothing Paul and I dislike more than wasted food! So in we went and shared a very nice meal with the family. Paul had a potato and chicken curry with rice and I ate some very nice Veges stir fried. The couple had met in Thailand and were travelling around Europe for 2 months with their 2 girls. The girls were about 4 and 1 or 2 years old and very cute. We chatted with the family and played a few games with the girls until check ...
... a place for dinner called Moeders. This restaurant had photos everywhere of all mothers in picture frames, they had been open for 25 years. We thought we were heading in the right direction but got all turned around and fell upon this place, so glad we did cause he food was amazing. I ordered mushroom soup which was an amazing flavour and a beef casserole and it was delicious. We then went back to the hotel and had an early night. None of us could contemplate ...
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