3 days in Groningen - a visit with Geartsje August 14th 2008 Jamie joins on another 3 day trip - this time to the city of Groningen in the far north-east of the country. The language spoken here is Gronische as it is a separate province of the Netherlands.
Geartsje Schram is the sister of my friend, Areanne, who has lived in Brisbane for many years now. Geartsje recently enjoyed 6 weeks in Brisbane and accompanied me, along with some other friends, o ... read more
Europe » Netherlands » Province of Groningen » Groningen 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
On 1st August, PJ (8) and mum, Sandy (ageless) will embark on 5 week summer holiday in Europe.
Their first stop will be Holland, birthplace of Sandy, then a quick 3 day visit to beautiful Paris. Back in Holland, there will be bike-rides, visits to the northern isles of Holland, and lots of time spent with PJ's favourite cousin, Jamie, who is also accompanying them to Paris.
On 24 August, they will fly down to Barcelona to meet up with Pete who is leading a group of 100 listeners to his radio breakfast program aboard the glamorous Queen Victoria, cruising the Mediterranean. As PJ and S... full info