WestCord Hotel Delft
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... and white Delft ceramics.
Thursday is market day in Delft and the squares and canals are a hive of activity with stalls with red and white striped canvas awnings set up cheek by jowl. The sun was coming out intermittently and we enjoyed eating breakfast watching the flurry of activity through our nearly floor to ceiling windows as the stall holders put out their wares. There was beautiful chinaware, jewellery, antiques and all manner of bric-a-brac ...
... surprise (or honestly by design), we were on the edge of the famous Red Light District in Amsterdam. So after lunch we went exploring – to quell our curiosity about what this was all about. And, of course, we found out. Lots of coffee shops where they do serve coffee, but people stop for their fix of cannabis – legal and readily available. We stopped at an old church and just to the right of the front door ...
... Plus (not sure whats the difference besides being closer to first class). My leg is good to walk, but slowly! So I didn't want to deal with bags and crutches and limping across three airports, so I'm very grateful for my dad and mom for pushing me to get wheelchair support!
Although I was super nervous throughout the days leading up to my departure, once I got through saying goodbye to my parents most of my anxiety and fears dissipated, and I was just left ...
... I could never have learned in a book. Talking to the people, hearing their stories and understanding all my ancestors went through to make life a little better for the next generation was so powerful. Seeing the natural beauty of the country side in southern Sweden, to the islands of Stockholm, to the ridiculous fjords and coastal cities of Norway was breath taking, moving and wether you want to or not makes you reflect on your own life. I also had ...
... late nights.
Off to the coast today as really all the kids want is a beach (hmm, lot of money for a play in the sand!). Charlie is off at Camp Kids Club speaking Dutch with the other little Quinten and Lieves. I'm sure he's not bothered by this because he's heard so much at Lonneke's house!
I've posted a couple of trial photos from my phone.. when I work out how to download from the camera there will be more pics and less talking!
Happy days everyone.
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clean, nice showers, tv, heater, etc
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