Stone Hotel & Hostel
Travel Blogs from Utrecht
... because it was a bit nippy - around 18*C. We walked the canals, and had our first frites! Frites are streak fries to Americans, in a paper cone with a giant gag-producing dollop of mayonnaise. Mind you this is like a hot dog to Americans, a staple of their street fair food and sold on most street corners in their major cities.
We saw another amazing church tower, this one is the tallest building in the city and the tallest church tower in ...
... on, I joined Elena for a quick visit to their local supermarket- it was fascinating! In UK I still knew what the products on the shelf were even though the packaging was a bit different, but over here everything was so foreign and interesting! For example, there was a a whole section of shelving just for sprinkles that go on your toast for breakfast! All the houses I'm Netherlands are quite compact.. The blocks are small so they build up instead ...
... of our four-wheel-drive adventure vehicles and traverse former Lihue Plantation lands deep into Kauai’s pristine emerald green interior. Enjoy breathtaking vistas and spectacular scenery, while your guide shares information about our island. When you arrive at our launch site you’ll grab a tube, don a headlamp, and jump in the gently flowing waters. Witness Kauai's spectacular, historical engineering feats as you float down the ...
... are 5 stories high, skinny and look like they are going to topple over - they had width but not height restrictions on houses back in the day and they used pulley systems to cart things from the ground to the top floor of their houses. So by having them leaning forward they wouldn't hit the building with the package on the way up.
Lindsey decided to join us for the afternoon to check out the Heineken tour which we have all been waiting to do. The building ...
Hello and welcome to the one and only Amsterdam!
We had a great stay! Thanks owed to Tommy (a friend who also works for Contiki in Amsterdam) and a cute apartment we rented for the week.
Cooking every night and Tommy showing us a good time and where to go out made it hard not to like!
We stayed in an area just outside of the canal ...
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