All Around and not so Way Beyond Amsterdam September 8th 2008 In quick succession, Margot drove my three friends and me to the most representative localities in Amsterdam, starting with the sea-of-bicycles around Central Station where people leave their bikes before catching their trains. Though I was very familiar with many of these localities from my previous visits to the city, I was surprised to be acquainted with others that had managed to remain under ... read more
Europe » Netherlands » North Holland 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
Welcome to my travelblogs!
More than anything, these blogs are a means for capturing my thoughts and experiences as I wander the World. Though they are now useful for sharing these experiences with friends and family, I hope that they will also help me relive the experiences someday when my memories become dulled by time.
I have been fortunate enough during my lifetime to have straddled the developing and developed areas of the planet. During my childhood in my native El Salvador, I was amused but extremely curious about these strange visitors that a... full info