Utrecht

13 Mar

Our last day and we went to Utrecht. Walked around the old part of town, saw the Speelklok museum which is filled with all sorts of mechanical musical instruments like organ grinders and music boxes. Also saw a fast food vending machine! Tomorrow is the much dreaded return to reality. Back to Canada and searching for jobs…

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Zandvoort (the beach)

11 Mar

We went to Zandvoort to take advantage of the amazing weather and to spend some time on the beach. Seemed like everyone from town all had the same idea as things were very busy.

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Market day

11 Mar

Today was market day in Haarlem, amazing variety of foods at incredible prices and a fantastic atmosphere, felt like the entire town had come out to get their food. Topped off the day with an old organ grinder which AK had a great time dancing to.

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Amsterdam

9 Mar

Quick day trip to Amsterdam today, visiting a few markets, a park, and of course walking along many canals (and narrowly missing getting hit by many bikes).

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Holland

9 Mar

We’ve been in Haarlem for the last few days as we near the end of our incredible European travels. Meeting up with some of our family we are renting a house in this nice town which is like Amsterdam but without all the tourists, but still only a 20min train ride from the Dutch capital.

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Last day in Greece

4 Mar

Our last day in Greece and we find out our hotel had free wifi the entire time…. Whoops. Anyways, lots of walking, lots of ruins, and of course a flea market. The weather has been incredible as well. Tomorrow it’s back to Paris and then on to Holland.

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Aegina

2 Mar

Took a quick trip by hydrofoil to Aegina. The short 40min trip brought us to the small island which seems to be devoid of tourists this time of year which is a nice change for us.

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