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Re-visiting the Netherlands

Volendam is a very pretty little fishing port on the Ij bay in the Dutch province of North Holland. Originally Volendam served as a port for Edam, the nearby city famous for its cheese – of which there was plenty in the shops when we visited! 110 more words


Art Hotel Spaander

This is a gem of a hotel in the Dutch fishing village of Volendam, a half-hour’s drive away from Amsterdam.

Read all about it in The Star newspaper in Malaysia: 8 more words



Diary: When the tulips paint Holland in multi-coloured stripes, it’s time for a quick visit, but there are obstacles to overcome. 1,729 more words


I Amsterdam

The people in Amsterdam were so nice and helpful, for the first time in my travels, we were offered help and direction without having to ask and nobody wants your money after that! 405 more words


Volendam and Edam

Whilst we had lunch the ship travelled through the locks into the Ijslmeer which we used to call the Zuiderzee. It is now a freshwater lake but today the wind was blowing so hard it looked like a sea to me! 151 more words

The Tulip Tour

Hari libur Easter minggu lalu di Jerman, kami sekeluarga liburan ke Netherland/ Belanda. Merencanakan liburan ini hanya dalam waktu satu bulan sebelumnya, rekor banget !! Biasanya 3-4 bulan sebelum hari H. 1,756 more words