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January 25th 2015
Published: January 26th 2015
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The greeting sign outside Schiphol AirportThe greeting sign outside Schiphol AirportThe greeting sign outside Schiphol Airport

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Hi Friends & Family,

I've decided to keep a travel diary so that I can share photos and stories, as well as to keep track of everything that's going on.

It's also a bit of a kick in the pants for me to go outside and explore, so that I don't bore you to death. So without further delay...



I arrived safely at Schiphol airportafter many hours of watching movies on the plane (X-men: Days of Futures Past, Good Will Hunting, and RED).

The hotel was very nice, with a breakfast trays of smoked salmon and cheeses... Holland is going to make me fat :D

After breakfast, I wandered the Hague for a few hours to get a feel for the place. It feels eerily similar to old neighbourhoods in Victoria, where the buildings are small, there's bicycle paths everywhere, and a humid garden smell hangs everywhere I've been. Overall, a nice calm city to have as home base for to set out from.

Before too long, I lost the battle with jet lag and headed back to my room to sleep.

More soon...

Cheers,

Joel


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This beautiful car was waiting in the parking lot of the hotel I stayed in.


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