Tag Archives: The Netherlands


On our way to France, we stopped in Delft.  It is a small city of 100,000 people located about 35km from Amsterdam.  Delft is primarily known for its historic town centre with canals, for Delft Blue pottery (Delftware), for the Delft University of Technology, for the painter Vermeer and the scientist Antony van Leeuwenhoek, and […]

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Back to France

This morning we are leaving The Netherlands and are heading for France.  This is going to be our first time to northern France.  Off to Normandy we go, but because we are not in a huge rush we are taking it easy with a stop for some sight seeing and breakfast.  If we are not […]

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I AMsterdam

We got off to an early start.  By 10:10 am we were already in Amsterdam, parked and looking for something to do.  First thing on the agenda was to orient ourselves, find a good boat to get to places fast and to find a place to have a breakfast.  We are quite impressed because the forecast […]

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On the Road

The drive down to The Netherlands was not bad.  The drive through Denmark was easy, and uneventful.  The drive in the initial part of Germany was good too.  The drive on the west side of Germany was excruciatingly painful.  We got stuck in a 5km traffic which by the time we cleared it grew to […]

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