Category Archives: Amsterdam

Paris 2014, Day 20 (Salon de l’Agriculture)

We have a date with the cow, chickens, and great food at the International Salon de l’Agriculture. This is our second time at the annual event and we’re looking forward to it – despite the frenzied crowds. As a descendant … Continue reading

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The Rhine and Mosel River – Photos courtesy of Julian Griffin

The following Slide show is courtesy of Julian Griffin. There are about 1,034 photos and to watch the whole show will take about an hour and a half (1.31.38 to be exact) so sit back and enjoy the Rhine and … Continue reading

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Casting Off From Amsterdam

We were up bright and early, well early anyway. I guess it was bright every time lightening struck. Weather didn’t dampen our spirits a bit. After a sumptuous buffet breakfast in the dining room with choices of cereal, fruit, yogurt, … Continue reading

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Boarding the River Queen

After breakfast at Hotel Bellevue, we gathered up all our belongings and caught a taxi to the dock where the River Queen had arrived earlier. We knew we would not be able to access our stateroom, but we definitely wanted … Continue reading

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Amsterdam to Basel

  Day 1: Amsterdam (embark) Arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport where you will be transferred to the ship. (D) Day 2: Amsterdam Featured Excursions: Amsterdam city tour with canal cruise and choice of Rijksmuseum OR Van Gogh MuseumExperience the highlights of Amsterdam with … Continue reading

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Full Day in Amsterdam

Before trying the hotel’s breakfast, I was able to find a place to do a plank, crunches, and all those things required by the 7-minute scientific workout. Had to stack the suitcases to make room. But it was completed! Breakfast … Continue reading

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Onward to Amsterdam

Despite setting the alarm, we both had a fitful night sleep – afraid we would oversleep and miss our train from Landstuhl.  Up early, before the alarm went off, showered and ready to conquer a day of train travel in … Continue reading

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The Planning has begun for the October Trip

  This October, actually late September we are off for Europe with friends Shoe and Carol. The trip and itinerary is pretty much complete, at leas the big decisions.  Of course there will be minor changes along the way but … Continue reading

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