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On the way back from Edam towards Amsterdam we stopped off at Volendam, a harbour town not too far away from Edam :)

Entering Volendam along the route the bus took we saw a lot of residential areas and streets which would easily fit in if they were transported to England, and the shopping area we walked through towards the harbour was very different in style after the quaintness of Edam. 115 more words


Canals, Waffles, and Sailboats.

Hello all! I hope that you’re doing well, and enjoying your scorching hot summer. If it makes you feel any better, I’m currently sitting in my room, with no AC, with all of the windows open, and a giant sweatshirt on…. 1,915 more words


Touring Waterland and Laag Holland

Having purchased a terrific book called “Discover Old Holland” we set off on our bikes to explore some of its cycle tours on the hundreds of kilometres of cycle paths & trails of Amsterdam. 337 more words

European Trip 2015

Giethoorn, Wisata Romantis dan Ngangenin

Giethoorn kampung unik dengan parit berkelok-kelok belum banyak dikenal wisatawan Indonesia. Pelancong dari China sudah terlebih dahulu menginjakkan kakinya di kawasan sunyi, damai di Overijssel nan indah ini. 369 more words


Wandering the Waterland to the Big Cheese

Edam cheese is one of the world’s most famous; famous enough to be an iconic symbol of the Netherlands. Big wheels of the stuff, coated in red or orange wax, can be found on tourist literature from Amsterdam to Timbuktu. 754 more words


Marken, Volendam and windmills - Holland

To kill time, we have decided to take ever popular Amsterdam excursion and tour. This tour will shows the typical Dutch countryside of polders and little canals on the way to the ‘ Zaanse Schans’, a well – known windmill village with many interesting windmills. 94 more words


A daytrip from Amsterdam: wooden shoes, cheese and windmills

Last September when I was staying in Amsterdam for a few days, I took a day trip into the surrounding countryside. In just a few miles city streets gave way to green fields dotted with black and white cows.  408 more words