Amsterdam Day 5

Last day in town, tear.  Forgot to put this earlier, but this is the view from our hotel room… pretty nice We couldn’t leave the city with the most bikes without joining in on the biking fun.  We thought about bringing our own bikes but quickly nixed that idea after reading about the heavy bike … Continue reading Amsterdam Day 5

Amsterdam Day 4

My husband was back to work in the morning, and so the ladies ventured down to the Musueumplein to go to the Rijksmuseum.  It most notably houses several paintings by Rembrandt and Vermeer.  Now I am by no means an art expert, nor could I have told you much of anything about either painter before.  But, … Continue reading Amsterdam Day 4

Amsterdam Day 3

The next day I met up with my friend and we took the tram over to a street market, and then went to the Dutch Resistance Museum.  It’s a museum that chronicles the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands and how the Dutch people responded and pushed back against the harsh regime.   It was really interesting … Continue reading Amsterdam Day 3

Amsterdam Day 2

My husband had to work during the day, but luckily for me another wife tagged along with her husband on the trip too!  So we stuck together while the men were working and did some sight-seeing.  We bought hop-on and hop-off canal bus tickets.  Basically it was a tour all through the different canals and … Continue reading Amsterdam Day 2

Amsterdam Day 1

My husband had a work conference in Amsterdam and I decided to tag along!  We started out early that morning meeting up with some of his co-workers to caravan up to the Netherlands.  We made it to the hotel by noon and were out exploring a little later.  First stop was the only windmill actually inside … Continue reading Amsterdam Day 1

Schevingen Beach Boardwalk

Less than a week after we got home from Thailand, it was time to hit the road again.  Normally we wouldn’t plan these things back to bad, but when you have the time off you have to take advantage of it!  I have been wanting to see the tulips in the Netherlands since we arrived … Continue reading Schevingen Beach Boardwalk