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... blowing. We had a 'planning meeting' high up in the middle of the dyke and decided it was far too windy to stay by the North Sea.
We decided to travel on to the cheese market town of Alkmaar. The ACSI campsite there had 2 nights left at the ACSI rate - just what ...
... the square to the modern trucks. There are four big wholesalers of cheese in this province and they were all represented. This is all done with great fanfare. There are women in Dutch costume selling souvenirs and of course a Gouda Head instead of our Cheddar Head. Later in the auction the cheese samplers came around with a block of cheese and cored it to give samples to us. After the auction we even got to step on the weigh scale for ourselves with ...
... including Bree and goat cheese! We then got our main dish, short ribs. We all split two plates and it was way more than we could eat! We were all stuffed and it was delicious! After we left and decided to figure out the trolley system. We got on a trolley and tried to go to the red light district. We saw a few prostitute but couldn't really find the main drag so we decided to go home and call it a night and try again ...
... we walked around the area. we walked to a science museum called Nemo which is a giant ship shaped building, then around the library and a few other museums.
We then went to get some waffles. they were yum.
Once we were full we went back to the hostel to pack up and get ready for the next day where we move to Belgium.
We went to a french place for dinner where we got loser. This was delish.
... eyes wide open at 2.30am so I grabbed my iPad and got sucked into my bestie's book until 5am. Beth is a really talented writer and the story is so enthralling I couldn't put it down. That may or may not be due to the main characters being based on us as our younger (erm, much younger) selves, but I'll let the unbiased readers draw their own conclusions after we get it published!!
More tomorrow after I visit the DaVita Amsterdam team for ...