Stacy on April 9th, 2009

Day 5 of spring break–we left Amsterdam and stopped in Haarlem on our way to Cologne.  Haarlem is the capital of the province of North Holland, and from the little we saw of it, it’s a really pretty city.  Our main reason for the stop was to see the Corrie ten Boom museum.  Related Images:

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Stacy on April 8th, 2009

After leaving Keukenhof, in the rain, we went back to Amsterdam to visit the science museum, NEMO.  Good activity for a rainy afternoon!  Related Images:

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Stacy on April 8th, 2009

The highlight of our spring break trip (at least for me) was our visit to Keukenhof.  Keukenhof, located near the town of Lisse, is the world’s largest flower garden, with 7 million flower bulbs planted, by hand.  This year was the 60th anniversary of Keukenhof, and the theme this year focused on the historical relationship […]

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Stacy on April 7th, 2009

We spent day 3 of spring break exploring Amsterdam.  We’d checked into our hotel the night before.  Not as great a view as we’d had in Trier, but the room was quite nice.  The evening prior, we’d walked toward the city center to find dinner, so we knew we were only about a 10 minute […]

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Stacy on April 6th, 2009

Day 2 of spring break–we left the lovely city of Trier and drove to The Netherlands. Our plan was to visit Madurodam, a miniature city in The Hague, then go to our hotel in Amsterdam. Related Images:

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