A Day Trip from Amsterdam

Sunday 20th of May by CarpediemEire

So began our final day in Amsterdam and Holland. Our primary goals today were to visit the revitalised Alkmaar Cheese Market and the wonderful windmills of Zaanse Schans.

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Driving Holland’s Tulip Fields

Sunday 13th of May by CarpediemEire

If Japan has its Sakura in Spring then Holland’s colourful equivalent is surely its tulip fields. Today was the day when I would realise that ambition to find those fields of bloom. Bucket list

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A Day Touring Amsterdam

Sunday 6th of May by CarpediemEire

We awoke early on the second day of our trip refreshed. The breakfast which was served in the Park bar of the hotel had the usual continental selection of meats, fruits, pastries and selected hot items. It didn’t offer anything too exciting and after 3 days it would become a little monotonous. I consumed scrambled eggs, bacon, fruit salad and a gallon of coffee.

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