Holland Hotel De Tuinkamer
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... could come from this kind of work, and this exact feeling had changed the ennui faced with leaving to the complete opposite of excitement and eagerness to make a difference once I hit Australian Soil. The day before I left I took some photos of the campus and accommodation while I still had time and the light was good.
... corner as I walked past, but there was an excellent bubble machine someone had set up in the street. the walkers had to hike through a fairytale atmosphere to get to the finish line.
I pulled an early night and crashed before 9pm. The news showed that an aeroplane with a couple of hundred Dutch on board had been shot down over Ukranian airspace. The country was in shock.
... I appologised to her and said I had to go walk the Nijmegen Vierdaagse.
An hour later, I was surrounded by multi-national walkers, pushing their way towards the starting line. by 6.45am I was through, following the others along the route, which had seen a continuous stream of people for four hours already, and which would continue to see them for a further three.
I had been worried about my knee, ...
... up and start to ache again. This was not a good portent for the week ahead. I had hoped my knee would be better. I decided to wear all the best stuff on the first day's walk, just in case there wasn't a second.
Back at the ranch, Reina, Lieve and Suzanne were arriving. It was great to see them again, and we picked up where we had left off, laughing and chatting over more of Marianne's wonderful cooking, whilst sitting outside in the garden.
... arrangements in place, Nat took the opportunity to whip up a resume on Jokes laptop. In the mean time, to clear my head, the rest of us went for a 9km bike ride around the neighboring countryside and towns.
The evening was spent with more family coming to visit. All three children of Jan and Joke joined us for dinner; Bram, Jojannekke and Jonathan. Jonathan bought a delicious gift, a pack of four ...
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