Bridge the Travel Gap

Netherlands

First stop South Holland

First stop South Holland

First stop South Holland We have been in Holland around a week and had a wonderful time. Our first stop was a hotel near Schiphol as we arrived late. Surprisingly, it was a nice hotel that took two short bus…

Beringe, Holland (there are 6 Beringes in a very close radius of this one)

Beringe, Holland (there are 6 Beringes in a very close radius of this one)

Wow, already week 2 of my 52 weeks are done! The time seems to be flying already, and I have not even made it onto the plane to take me back to Canada. I have had an excellent week with Johns rellies in the south of Holland.

Utrecht a well kept secret

Utrecht a well kept secret

Utrecht a well kept secret Close to Amsterdam is Utrecht city a hidden gem. I have been to this compact city several times. The city is 30 minutes by train from Amsterdam and the same amount of time from Schiphol.…

A visit to Texel Island in the Netherlands

A visit to Texel Island in the Netherlands

A visit to Texel Island in the Netherlands My wife and I had a visit to Texel Island in the Netherlands in August 2011. I would love to return again one day to further explore and enjoy the island. It…

The town of Beringe in Limburg

The town of Beringe in Limburg

The town of Beringe in Limburg My father was from Beringe and ever since I was a kid growing up in Manurewa in New Zealand I had a fascination to see where he was born. Eventually after leaving school at…

Amsterdam and 80 days to go

This random photo is from last year. It was taken at a pub at 2am in the morning in Amsterdam. I am the sober looking one on the far left. I was hoping to do one other trip with the…