Pieterstraat 1, Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, 1811 LW, Netherlands | Inn
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Travel Blogs from Alkmaar

A Day at the Rijksmuseum

A travel blog entry by cathb


... room had dolls houses. I thought that sounded quite interesting, expecting a room full of miniature houses like I have seen in catalogues. Oh my. First of all there were only three of them but they were huge. They'd been built into ornate cabinets - one was at least two metres by two metres, the other slightly smaller. The big one was so tall you had to stand on stairs to see in. These were not toys but pieces to show off wealth and boy were they something. The slightly smaller one ...

Ride to the North Sea

A travel blog entry by spicersineurope


... ski hill, white plastic stuff that people were 'skiing' on, with a lift, they were wearing ski suits! Today was a quiet ride thru the countryside with very little traffic on the paths. Found our tour guide, Albert in a small pub, we joined him for the best micro-brew of Netherlands. He is Rob's new best ...

Cheese Market in Alkmaar

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop


... the large rounds of Gouda which weight about 20-23 kg each. At 10 am, the market is officially opened by the ringing of the bell and then everyone gets to work. There was an emcee explaining how everything worked throughout the market. There is a cheese carrier's guild which is divided into four teams designated by the red, green, blue and yellow hats they wear. These teams each have their own weighing scales and are paid based on how much ...


A travel blog entry by trina.manz


... it can do tricks and other cool things! From there we headed into town and started walking through the amazing city. There were bikes everywhere, as everyone rides and the bike paths are crazy and they will run you down! Holland is reknown for having weird sauces with their hot chips, like curry powder and mayo or ketchup and pickle so we had to try some. But because we couldn't read the menu we just picked a random sauce and got chilli sauce - but it was good and ...

Alkmaar Pt. 1- The Quest for Sinterklaas

A travel blog entry by hallstrom


... him! Being surrounded by that many children makes the feeling too infectious to resist!

Once he came down the canal, we tried to listen to his speech/get a good picture of him. Since we don't speak Dutch, the listening was a wash. And since the Dutch are so tall to begin with, trying to see anything when you're standing in a crowd is hard enough. But when they have toddlers on their shoulders? Forget about it.

So, it was onto the ...


This inn, located on Pieterstraat 1, Alkmaar, is near Stedelijk Museum, Alkmaar cheese market, and 'Rondvaarttocht': canal tour by boat.
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