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Europe » Netherlands » Gelderland » Arnhem October 13th 2006

Geo: 51.9425, 6.02767After a really solid night out on the town on Thursday with Jonathan in Arnhem, I was feeling weak and weary this morning (Friday). Woke up, had breakfast and off I went in the car with Joke to see some things. Our first stop was the Openluchtmuseum (open air museum).Well i mentioned my journey to Beamish in Durham, well this was much the same from a Dutch perspective. Plenty of old trams, old windmills, model houses and the like. We arrived here around about 11am, and met up with Jojanekke for the day, who was nice and really good fun.After the Openluchtmuseum, we headed to the Kroller-Muller museum. This place had a fine art collection of paintings, sculptures, and other art forms, including many pieces by van Gogh. We spent a few hours wandering ... read more
Bucket Man
Dutch Ducks
Jojanekke Bed

Europe » Netherlands » Gelderland » Arnhem October 12th 2006

Geo: 51.9425, 6.02767Well despite all the controversy with organising flights ive finally arrived back in the Netherlands. This time to explore more of the country and get to know my Dutch background and relatives. I touched town at Schiapol airport near Amsterdam around about two o'clock, and soon thereafter was greeted by my relatives; Jan, Joke, and Jonathan. They introduced me first hand to the terrible traffic this country has to offer, and ive just recently unpacked at their house, just near Arnhem. Ill be staying in Jojanekke's room until Sunday afternoon, when i have a flight booked for Paris. Its almost dinner time, and ill soon be meeting the third (and eldest) child of this family, Bram. Everyone seems really nice here, n im looking forward to the next few days. Ill chuck up pictures ... read more
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