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Feeling sentimental

So, as I think back over these 4 months I still cannot figure out where the time went. I knew that I would love the Netherlands but I had no idea how attached I would get. There were times I … Continue reading

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Queen’s Day

Yesterday was Queen’s Day in the Netherlands. Some of us decided that we were going to stay in Leiden for Queen’s Day instead of venturing to Amsterdam. We love Leiden and we wanted to stay here and all be together. … Continue reading

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Het Loo and Kröller-Müller

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

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Eindhoven and Cologne

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

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Belgium

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

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Little update

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

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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

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