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Monthly Archives: April 2011
Today we had out last ‘excursion’ together (tear)! We woke up early and took a bus about two hours away from Leiden to the Het Loo palace in Apeldoorn. It is a former hunting lodge of the Dutch royal family. … Continue reading
Before I begin I’m going to share a picture I took on a train that was so packed there was no where to sit. We had to sit on the floor in the area between train cars. What glamorous lives … Continue reading
This past Weds-Fri I went to Belgium. First on the agenda was Brussels. We took a train from Leiden to Brussels but on the way there a minor fiasco happened. When purchasing the tickets many of us clicked that we … Continue reading
I will be in Brussels and Brugge Belgium, Eindhoven Netherlands and Cologne Germany from Wednesday-Monday. I will be posting lots of pictures and a blog post once I get back from this last adventure (minus Queens Day of course). I’m … Continue reading
Things I love (I put pictures when applicable): Hagelslag (in the Netherlands, chocolade hagelslag or chocolate sprinkles, is used as a sandwich topping) Vla (type of custard) Suikerbrood Pea soup Frisian bakeries Canals Biking Dutch pancakes The amount of leisure … Continue reading
This past Friday we went to Den Haag. We walked around the buildings where the Dutch Parliament is located. Many of them are very old buildings where nobility and knights lived or worked. We also walked past the Queen’s office which was … Continue reading