Travel Blogs from Buren
Today I visited one of the castles of the Hollandse Waterlinie. This was ones made, when there were no airplanes. The rivers could flood, the castles protected the weak spots and the enemy wouldn't be able to pass. But unfortunately, the castle had been outdated all the time. Once the castle was as new as it could be, the Germans flew over it... And ...
... Amy bought some shoes so her vacation is complete. Back to the apartment for a break and to clean up then off to O'Leary's Irish Pub just down the block. Jeanne wants to establish a local pub so we spent the night there. Played euchre, drank some Magners and ate fish & chips and sheppard's pie for dinner. Good stuff...especially the frittes and ...
... Wailea on Maui
Room: Suite Fairmont Room - Mountainside
Aston Shores at Waikoloa
Location: Waikoloa on Big Island
Room: 1-bedroom 1-bath deluxe suite
The Inn at Volcano: Chalet Kilauea Collection
Room: Deluxe Garden View
... human suffering, along with stories of courage and love.
The visit will include the grave site of Father Damien, the heroic Belgium Priest who loved and served this colony of outcasts and a visit to St. Philomena Church, where Damien preached to his banished parishioners.
The Sat Nav, which has yet to acquire a name, had amused us the day before with such mispronounced gems as Stirpert instead of Stourport. This time it directed us to Harr-witch via Ipe-switch. I knew there was more to come, but it is ***********centrate on driving when you are laughing.
The boat journey was uneventful. We crossed the flat-as-a-mill-pond North Sea surrounded by a contingent of Dutch teenagers. I played backgammon ...