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Show #29 - Martine Bond

Over the years, Volendam has fair been churning out more than its fair share of the Dutch national music output. Nick and Simon, Jan Smit and 3JS have been responsible for a continuation of the ‘palingsound’ (eel sound anyone?…do we have an English equivalent?). 103 more words


Signs: Volendam, The Netherlands

Volendam, The Netherlands. May 2012.

Volendam is another charming coastal town in Noord-Holland, although not quite as quaint as Marken. It is the most populated with tourists of all the coastal towns, because it’s the closest (I think, if I remember the map correctly) and the most accessible. 39 more words


Traveling to Volendam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Once you enter this city you will notice it is a little different from the other cities in the Netherlands. It is a little more chilly and the air seems to be a little more fresh. 169 more words


Day 2: Alkmaar and Volendam

This morning we saw the opening of the Kaasmarkt in Alkmaar. It’s a traditional cheese market with fairly elaborate customs involving the weighing, transport, inspection and selling of the cheese. 306 more words

V for Volendam

Volendam is a small fishing village in North Holland, as well as a short bicycle ride from Amsterdam.  Upon entering the village, we were greeted by a small picturesque town, complete with a beautiful coastal landscape dotted with sailboats.  432 more words


Contiki European Vista Day 21: Even more Amsterdamage

May 22, 2014
I maintain that I can’t really share stories about Amsterdam nights with you, but I can tell you this: Quite a few of our number never made it down to breakfast on Day 21. 1,048 more words