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  • Maastricht ==Maastricht== Maastricht, sitting on the banks of the Maas River, is the Netherland’s oldest city. It is located in the south of the country on a thin finger of land which juts down between Germany and Belgium. The West Bank of Posted by themaggiej in Travels by barge, bike & boat | May 6, 2019
  • AmsterdamMonday, April 29 - Amsterdam My first indication that I was going to like Amsterdam was immigration. It was a breeze. I was through in a couple of minutes, which is such a far cry from Heathrow where it has always Posted by Bob Brink in Searching for Magical Moments | May 6, 2019
  • Den Bosch - Nuenen - Thorn - Maastricht ==Utrecht to Den Bosch == After a sunstantial breakfast of fruit, yoghurt, muesli, omelette, breads, cheese and ham (again with enough left over to make sandwiches for our lunch) we set off at 9.00am as we had a big, 76km Posted by themaggiej in Travels by barge, bike & boat | May 4, 2019
  • Alkmaar - Landsmeer - Utrecht ==Haarlem to Alkmaar == On Sunday morning we had an early start as we needed to catch the 8.30am train to Haarlem to meet our bike tour operator and pick up bikes for part 2 of our Netherlands adventure. This will Posted by themaggiej in Travels by barge, bike & boat | May 1, 2019
  • King’s Day in Amsterdam Our final day of cycling from Haarlem to Amsterdam happened to fall on King’s Day when the Dutch let down their hair with National fervour throughout the country from the tiniest village to the large towns. The day boded poorly Posted by themaggiej in Travels by barge, bike & boat | Apr 29, 2019
  • Aalsmeer & KeukenhofNina said in our briefing last night that if we didn’t like flowers this would be a tough day! Well, the toughest part of the day was leaving the Elodie at sunrise (6.20am) to cycle 6km to to the Aalsmeer Posted by themaggiej in Travels by barge, bike & boat | Apr 28, 2019
  • The Hague & Leiden Today we started with a visit to the Delft Pottery, the blue and white pottery which has made the town of Delft well known. We saw some artisans at work, each piece is hand painted and takes several weeks to Posted by themaggiej in Travels by barge, bike & boat | Apr 26, 2019
  • Netherlands Day 3Day 3 in the Netherlands was another day away from the city. We spent most of the day in Keukenhof, a magnificent 70 acre tulip garden, all in bloom with tulips and other colourful flowers. The volume of flowers in Posted by 49ayoung in Ireland Working Holiday | Apr 25, 2019
  • Netherlands Day 2Day 2 waking up in Amsterdam was another beautiful, warm, sunny day. We figured we should get out of the city for a day and see a little bit more of the country while we are here. We took a Posted by 49ayoung in Ireland Working Holiday | Apr 25, 2019
  • Netherlands Day 1On April 20, I had my last day of work on the farm. I said goodbye to all the cows during the evening milking, and gave the farm dog lots of pets and belly rubs. I will miss the farm Posted by 49ayoung in Ireland Working Holiday | Apr 24, 2019
  • Kudelstaart - Gouda - Delft==Amsterdam to Kudelstaart == On Sunday we boarded our barge Elodie for our 7 day Bike & Barge Tulip Tour. Not only would we be cycling through the Dutch countryside, but our notes tell us we will get the opportunity to Posted by themaggiej in Travels by barge, bike & boat | Apr 24, 2019
  • If It’s Gouda and Tulips We Must Be in Holland[img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/739577/DF05E810-3BBD-4818-906D-450F1C Posted by Lauriesam in People May Think We Are Crazy | Apr 21, 2019
  • Amsterdam==Amsterdam== Well, here we are back in Amsterdam, a city we first visited in 1975. Although that was a fleeting visit, I remember being quite shocked at how liberal it was, with its red light district and a bohemian kind Posted by themaggiej in Travels by barge, bike & boat | Apr 20, 2019
  • Total best day everFirst thing we did in the morning was going on a fantastic boat ride. On the boat ride we saw lots of amazing things such as leaning houses because of the soil. After the boat ride we went to eat Posted by oliver.mosel in Olivers blog | Apr 5, 2019
  • best day ever In the morning we went to a fantastic boat ride. We were in a canal around Amsterdam and lots of boats. Some of the bridges had to open up to let a big boat through. We also went to the Posted by toby.mosel in Toby's blog | Apr 5, 2019
  • The Netherlands. The Netherlands. I've only been to the Netherlands once and that was in 1986. I had been working as an au pai Posted by irenevt in Irene's Old Western Europe Pages. | Apr 3, 2019
  • FinallyI did it. I've been dreaming about two things for a long time. One, to visit Brazil. And two, to live abroad for a couple months. Years ago in 2012 I first fell in love with the Brazilian language and music. Posted by NoelleSilvia in Noelle in Brazil | Feb 22, 2019
  • Bleary-eyed beyond beliefI'm writing this from Guayaquil, because I didn't have internet connection while I was actually at Heathrow. I actually left St Albans the night before, on the 15th, because my plane was due to leave Heathrow at 6.35 am and I Posted by 3Traveller in Teaching and Travelling Abroad | Jan 7, 2019
  • ReunionsEdit from January 2019: Again, in this blog's original appearance, on Travelpod, I wrote this retrospectively. Originally I had this split into three separate entries, but I've combined them here. A near- four hour wait at Amsterdam Schip Posted by 3Traveller in Teaching and Travelling Abroad | Jan 7, 2019
  • Goodbye AmsterdamWell we've had a good few days in Amsterdam but are more than ready to come home now. We had no trouble being up and awake for our 4:30am airport transfer and are now at the airport waiting for our Posted by Holdensam in UK, Cruising & Christmas Markets | Dec 6, 2018
  • Amsterdam Most people have left now to either head home or continue their travels elsewhere. We are just waiting for our transfer to the second Amsterdam hotel. Yesterday we did a tour to Edam and Zaanse Schans. We've done a Posted by Holdensam in UK, Cruising & Christmas Markets | Dec 5, 2018
  • Rothenburg to AmsterdamRainy Rothenburg, November 30 Today's tour took us to the medieval town of Rothenburg. It is a walled town and all the buildings must have a medieval look ab Posted by Holdensam in UK, Cruising & Christmas Markets | Dec 5, 2018
  • Eindhoven, subculture and other misunderstandingsHaving sold the car I need to rely on public transport, so I take the train to Eindhoven. The cheap rooms are all taken and I am left with the choice of taking a bed in a dormitory, or try Posted by Old Man At in Old man goes around | Nov 21, 2018
  • A night in TilburgI am rushing. My appointment ran late and now I swiftly need to get to Tilburg. I stuff a salad meal from the grocery in my mouth and finishing it, I take a quick glance in the mirror; this Posted by Old Man At in Old man goes around | Nov 18, 2018
  • Dordrecht, nostalgia and commerce 101These modern times have added a new indicator for the northern latitude you are on: prime time. In Portugal people eat at 21:00 and prime time television starts at 22:00. More north, in France prime time tv starts at 21:00. Posted by Old Man At in Old man goes around | Nov 16, 2018
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