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Gallery: Kinderdijk

NETHERLANDS | Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Kinderdijk

NETHERLANDS | Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | Views [305]

Dear All, We woke to a lovely blue sky day and decided to head out to Kinderdijk and it´s 19 windmills. To get there it was a matter of catching a train and then a bus. We had conflicting information regarding tickets so ended up buying a ticket to Dordrecht ... Read more >


Gallery: Rotterdam

NETHERLANDS | Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Amsterdam

NETHERLANDS | Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Copenhagen

DENMARK | Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Rotterdam

NETHERLANDS | Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | Views [245]

Hi All, Quick 1hr train trip from Amsterdam and we are in Rotterdam. Lots of shiny new buildings in town centre which is no surprise as the city got flattened in the second world war. We looked around and said "where are all the native dutch people?"... Read more >


Amsterdam part 2, Netherlands

NETHERLANDS | Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | Views [278]

One crucial side of life in Amsterdam  was over looked in the previous story.Prostitution is legal in the Netherlands, and ¨soft¨ drugs are tolerated. In Amsterdam's coffeeshops, hash is smoked, not fried; "pot" doesn't refer to tea or coffee;... Read more >


Amsterdam, Netherlands

NETHERLANDS | Wednesday, 14 Oct 2009 | Views [311]

Hi All, Arrived but tired and a little grumpy (David)!!! Went to store our bags at the train station. The lockers were a little smaller than usual so our packs didn´t fit properly. I started the usual greedy bastard rant and gave the bags a bit of ... Read more >


Copenhagen 2

DENMARK | Wednesday, 14 Oct 2009 | Views [266]

Hi All, This is a really really really nice place. People are nice. Town is nice. Air is fresh and clean BUT everything is just so expensive which is frustrating. I didn´t sleep well at the hotel as the hookers below seemed to spend their nights ... Read more >


Copenhagen,Denmark

DENMARK | Wednesday, 7 Oct 2009 | Views [244]

Hi All, We arrived at the Oslo international station then waited about 4 hrs for our next flight to Copenhagen. So we flew 2.5hrs and waited 4hrs to get to our destination. So much time lost in transport terminals on this trip... It took a while to ... Read more >


Kirkenes

NORWAY | Wednesday, 7 Oct 2009 | Views [504]

Hi All, Kirkenes ?????? claim to fame. 7km from Russian border and 37km away from Finland border. Needs the where the bloody hell are you? campaign...as far away from this place as I can get :-)). Remember that crappy town in the middle of nowhere ... Read more >


Bergen to Kirkenes on a Hurtigruten mail ship

NORWAY | Wednesday, 7 Oct 2009 | Views [2501]

Hi All, The voyage http://www.hurtigruten.co.uk/norway/Voyages/Classic-Hurtigruten-Voyages/7-days-Voyage-North/ Hurtigruten run the mail ship daily from Bergen-Kirkenes the north leg is 2600km. This is a beautiful voyage. Book a ticket. Look ... Read more >


Oslo to Bergen

NORWAY | Wednesday, 7 Oct 2009 | Views [368]

Hi All, What a train trip!!!The claim is that it is supposed to be the worlds most beautiful train trip. It started of a bit slow but got more and more dramatic as we rose into the mountains with the lovely autumn colours and then the snow. Down the ... Read more >


Gallery: Hurtigruten Mail ship Bergen -Kirkenes

NORWAY | Saturday, 3 Oct 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: bergen

NORWAY | Saturday, 3 Oct 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Oslo

NORWAY | Thursday, 24 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Oslo, Norway

NORWAY | Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | Views [318]

Hi All, Not quite sure about whether we made any savings travelling with ryanair. To get from Vienna to Frankfurt we spent 10 hrs on the train then to get to frankfurt hahn airport another 1.5hr on a bus then a wait of 6hrs before our 1.5hr flight ... Read more >


Vienna continues

AUSTRIA | Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | Views [306]

Gruss Gott Still in Vienna. Sunday. Not a good day to find out that all but 2 supermarkets were closed and those that were open were a long way from where we were staying. We could have spend 3.6 Euro each and been there in a couple of minutes but chose ... Read more >


Vienna, Austria

AUSTRIA | Sunday, 20 Sep 2009 | Views [310]

Hi All, There are no Kangaroos in Austria so the sign in the store window tells me. Thanks. Would you believe another travel problem. We headed off on the metro to the train station that we arrived at on entry to catch the 923am train only to be ... Read more >


Budapest, Hungary

HUNGARY | Sunday, 20 Sep 2009 | Views [414]

Hi All, We continue our rapid country transit by heading from Slovenia to Hungary to Budapest. Now this should have been a straight forward journey catch a bus to Ljubljana then directly into Budapest on the train. Seemed so simple. There was track ... Read more >


Gallery: Vienna

AUSTRIA | Saturday, 19 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Budapest

HUNGARY | Saturday, 19 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Ljubljana

SLOVENIA | Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Lake Bled

SLOVENIA | Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Croatia and the National Parks

CROATIA | Sunday, 13 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery


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