Monthly Archives: February 2011

Rotterdam

Yesterday we went to Rotterdam for the day. The city is the largest port city in Europe. It is characterized by Dutch people as “the most American city in the Netherlands.” Rotterdam has a lot of modern architecture because it … Continue reading

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Ik woon in Leiden nu

‘I live in Leiden now.’ Crazy to think that I’ve been here over four weeks! I was in a particularly good mood today. I woke up late and felt well rested. This weekend has not been entirely eventful. I don’t … Continue reading

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Texel

We went to Texel, an island off the coast of the Netherlands, this weekend. To get there we had to take two trains, a bus and a ferry. Once we got there we rented bikes. We biked to the house … Continue reading

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February 8th, 2011

Last night we went to a local bar called Odessa. They have international students night on Monday’s. It was so packed that you could hardly move. I didn’t stay very long. I was able to sleep in today because I … Continue reading

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Things are good

Dutch class is over! HOORAY! We had out Dutch final exam Thursday morning (donderdag morgen in Dutch). I’m glad the class is over so we can start our normal courses. Those classes start Monday morning. We have a required course … Continue reading

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