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Gemakkelijk schoon hotel iets buiten Amsterdam. Trip naar de luchthaven is 25 min!
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... district and then walking around it taking in the sights!
That night we stayed at Femkes again and in the morning we took a train to Den Haag where we were meeting up with Femke and her boyfriend to look around Den Haag. We rented bikes and got a truly dutch experience biking around the town (we hadnt done that in Amsterdam as it is like some sort of extreme sport there or something). We got to see the Dutch parliament, ...
... beer in a spectacular al fresco cafe and absorbed some dutch sunshine. With weather like this and surroundingsso beautiful it finally clicked why people flocked to Europe for summer. For something different we booked in for a cheese appreciation course with the family owned and long standing cheese makers - Reypanear. We knew they were experts the moment they started pouring the wine with the understanding that cheese always tastes better with glassez ...
... br> The country side was fairly flat, and got pancake flat as we entered the Netherlands...I spotted some windmills so I guessed we were nearly at our destination. We arrived at Amsterdam Centraal at 1:35. You have to take stairs or an elevator to get down to the main concourse, and I elected to take the lift. The lift was tiny - it fitted only four people and their luggage at a time; what were the railway planners thinking?! So I had to queue for a bit. When I ...
... ever did at prints or scanned copies. This was disappointing for me as I was looking forward to being moved.
I still remember Don McLean's song (Vincent) which starts "Starry, starry night, paint your palette blue and grey, look out on a Summer's day with eyes that know the darkness in my soul". I always thought that was one of the most beautiful songs I had ever heard, obviously Don was moved by Vincent's works.
Today was another family day. In the morning though I had some spare time so I went for a walk for about an hour around Halfweg/Zwanenburg. I do like the area near where Tante Trudy, not far from Amsterdam it has good country town feel to it. Shortly after I returned from my walk Tante Ali (mums sister in law) turned up and stayed for a couple of hours. During the day we also had visits from Tante Thea (mums sister in law), Oom Joop ...