Where to park in Haarlem ? September 23rd 2005 So, first stop, Haarlem. It was only a 20 minute drive from Schipol (everything is only 20 minutes drive away in Holland!).
Once we got into town though, we drove around for a good 15 minutes looking for a place to park !
Working the street parking for the first time was a challenge too. With no coins in pocket, we 'had to' have breakfast first. ... read more
Europe » Netherlands » North Holland » Haarlem The Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815. In 1830 Belgium seceded and formed a separate kingdom. The Netherlands remained neutral in World War I, but suffered invasion and occupation by Germany in World War II. A modern, industrialized natio... ... read more
GO! Be there, see it, do that, snap it, speed on...
It's a bit of a private joke that our travel style is rather, errmmm, speedy. Hence we coined the term 'Speedy Tours' for ourselves. I guess what we look for when we travel is variety. Once we feel that we've had enough, then it's time to move on. What is 'enough' ranges from spending several hours enjoying a scenery to zooming through a 'yet another quaint little town' in two minutes !
We're not big museum fans, but enjoy looking at the living open world.... full info