Category Archives: The Netherlands

Through Germany and the Netherlands with food

On the way back to the ferry at Rotterdam how could we not stop in on a random Dutch cheese shop? The owner of this one was wonderful, obviously very proud of his shop and told us all about all … Continue reading

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More of our travels.

A shame this photo is a bit on the blurry side but the arches in this building were beautiful. It is the old town hall in Arnhem, somehow it remained standing when all around it the town was pretty much … Continue reading

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Tales From The Netherlands

What a crazy place! Cars, trams and a million bicycles all hurtling along and seemingly from every direction, seems a miracle that there isn’t a collision every couple of seconds. This multi storey bicycle park is outside Central Station, I’ve … Continue reading

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We saw a mouse on holiday. . .

A mouse lived in a windmill in old Amsterdam A windmill with a mouse in and he wasn’t grousin‘ He sang every morning, “How lucky I am, Living in a windmill in old Amsterdam!” Chorus:I saw a mouse! Where? There … Continue reading

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