Life of adventure, Netherlands -Amsterdam, Travel

Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 3

Looking back with fond memories I am starting part three with the delightful Dokkum.   What we enjoyed most about this city was its terrific architecture and pretty canals with a few interesting shops to explore and purchase a small item or two to remember the area. Before entering many of the cities and Dokkum… Continue reading Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 3

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Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 2

Each and every city we have visited has had its unique wow factor, the next city to be shared would turn out to be no exception. Franeker This is one of the places I thought was rather picturesque and had a unique attraction in the form of the oldest working planetarium, which was developed in… Continue reading Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 2

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Cruising the Friesland Canals – Pt 1

It was 7.00ish on a Tuesday morning in mid-September. The sun was partially hiding behind clouds, casting small irresistible colours across the sky and water. A few ducks were making their presence known. Away in the distance, the wind was doing the same. Then an hour or so later under grey skies came a roar… Continue reading Cruising the Friesland Canals – Pt 1

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On a Canal in a BOAT

Do you remember I wrote about a time we enjoyed watching the canal boats and having a stroll down by a canal in Northern England one sunny day in 2017? No? Well, we did. It was a delightful stroll. Our next adventure will see us chugging down another canal in a different country.  In a… Continue reading On a Canal in a BOAT

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Amazing Amsterdam

  30 March 2017 We had just completed our first ever three month housesit.   Now we were ready to blow out a few cobwebs in creative and unique Amsterdam. Firstly we needed to get there - which we did so by train from Calais to Lille where we changed trains for a direct one… Continue reading Amazing Amsterdam