Monthly Archives: November 2011

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Last day in London

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London Underground strike? It was our last day in London and our Oyster Card credits were short of, get this: 10 pence. Although theoretically, you can get back whatever balance plus the deposit for the cards once you return them, … Continue reading

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Belgium – Bruges

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       Bruges – another European city with a lot of chocolatiers (everyone loves Belgian chocolates!) and a nice spacious market square and a lot of narrow but cute looking buildings stuck together. Only a 1.5 hour stop here, just for … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Red Light District

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Amsterdam “Rain rain go away, come again another day!” T’was the song we were singing all along the way from Volendam to Amsterdam, unfortunately the rain still did not go away. By the time we reached Amsterdam city, it was … Continue reading

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Netherlands – Volendam & Zaanse Schans

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       4 words summarize Holland: clogs, cheese, tulips, windmills What do clogs and cheese have in common? Nothing? Think again. The yellow paint used on cheese to prevent moulding is also used to paint the clogs, for the poorer folks … Continue reading

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German U-Boat?

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Oops, let me rephrase that, before you think that i saw a military war submarine right here in the Rhine River in the 21st century! So, what i really saw was this : a German cruise making a U-turn in … Continue reading

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Germany – Rhine Valley

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St. Goar to Boppard, Rhine Valley        Took a cruise along the Rhine River from St Goar to Boppard. Pretty views all along the way as we passed through the smaller towns all along the river and the occasional medieval … Continue reading

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Germany – Munich

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Munich / München        Only 2 hours to see this capital city of Bavaria. Didn’t manage to explore much of the city in such limited time, only took a walk at the famous square in the city centre known as … Continue reading

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Dolomites to Austria

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No staying here, just passing through but the most amazing scenery awaits. A feast to the eyes, but only for those who managed to stay awake in the coach along the journey! The mighty Italian Dolomite mountains are truly magnificent. … Continue reading

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My Italian dining experience

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Italy must be the country where i dined out the most, i think. It was because (i thought) i’ll like Italian food compared to other European food. The first meal was the one i enjoyed the most. Although it was … Continue reading

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Italy – Venice

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Venice / Venezia Known as a romantic city, however, too crowded and noisy to be romantic, in my opinion. It is a nice city, nevertheless. It is also quite impossible not to get lost in the a-maze-ing maze of the … Continue reading

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