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While the plans for a train line didn't make it to fruition, there is now a motorway across the top of the dyke providing an efficient link between the north and north-east coastline.
On our way across the Afslitdijk, stopped at The Watchtower, with the statue of Cornelius Lely (led the movement to reclaim the Zuiderzee) and the statue of a bricklayer, acknowledging all the labourers involved in the construction effort. Looked left, ...
... over to the Anne Frank House, but the line was very,very long so we just appreciated it from the outside.
It was a fun day.
In the evening we traveled back to Utrecht and met Marie Cobac and Robina Nawrath for the first time. Marie and Robina were a part of BCD's Management Associate Program (MAP) two years ago and were the first group to take part in ACTEs ...
... are made directly, exports are handled by trading companies. Visitors are not permitted on the floor or in the bidding rooms. Rather we observe from a gallery that goes the length of the floor where carts of flowers go back and forth to be assembled, packaged and readied for shipment at lightning speed. (FloraHolland is located next to the airport.) Someone says the floor is the size of five football fields; it takes us 90 minutes to walk the platform from beginning to end. ...
... t wear helmets either. I wonder what their injury/brain damage statistics are like.
I'm surprised that people don't wear hats and gloves (and warmer clothes in some cases!). I'm finding it very cold. Today the high was 10, but we had more sun so it felt warmer.
I'm getting better at walking on the right hand side. Habits of a lifetime take a while to break! I walked through Utrecht Central train Station at 5pm tonight. I knew that I couldn't stop or I ...
... we were able to enjoy the wonderful and amazingly flat Dutch countryside, wonderful tree lined streets, like avenues, the lovely solid homes many of them thatched in the area we stayed. Beautiful old villages many restored as they were but the history being respected and valued everywhere.Vegetable and fruit gardens at last, big ones and plenty of them. The main crops here are potatoes, sugar beet, and maize which is shredded for ...
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Biltstraat 31, Utrecht | 2 star hotelfrom $32