Posts tagged ‘The Netherlands’

Spring Break: Nijmegen, the Netherlands

19 April 2010 | No Comments

Late in the afternoon of April 15, I took the train from Bergen op Zoom to Rosendaal to Nijmegen. Tante Hennie texted me that she was waiting for me at the top of the escalator outside the train station in Nijmegen, and so she was. Oom Wim was waiting in the car, and they drove… Read more.

There and Back Again: A Student’s Tale

18 April 2010 | No Comments

We now return to our regularly scheduled programming… After 3 long weeks of traveling all across Europe, I am finally back in York, my home away from home. I hope you did not mind the gap in my blog posting, and enjoyed following my updates on Twitter/Facebook as I went. Now, if I wrote about… Read more.

Spring Break: Provincie Zeeland, the Netherlands

16 April 2010 | No Comments

Amsterdam to Tholen Once again I packed my bag for another journey. Today I was going to Tholen, in the province of Zeeland, to see my Opa (grandpa) and uncle and family. The town where my father was born and raised. I ate krentenbollen met kaas and eierkoekje for breakfast, washing it down with a… Read more.

Spring Break: Heerhugowaard and Amsterdam, the Netherlands

14 April 2010 | No Comments

Cork to Amsterdam to Alkmaar My phone alarm went off at 2:30 AM. I woke up extra early this morning because I wanted to make sure I got to the Cork City Airport before my 6 AM flight. I tapped Erin awake to whisper goodbye, and slipped out of the hostel as silently as possible…. Read more.

Spring Break 2010: Planes, Trains, and… Ferries

25 March 2010 | 1 Comment

What am I going to do for three weeks of spring break (or Easter break as they call it here)? Well, I’ll tell you. Here is a rough itinerary of my 3 weeks away from York: England London We start off with a weekend as a group in London. We depart for King’s Cross tomorrow…. Read more.