48 hours in Rotterdam flew by as we tried to re-align ourselves with city life after two of the happiest weeks in the Dutch countryside. Rotterdam is a melting pot of experimental architecture, rich and poor, culture and class. It’s so different to Amsterdam and so different to any other European city I have ever… Read More Rotterdam; shape, colour and size – a ramble and some pics.
Our first workaway is coming to an end. Whilst Stuart prepares a final supper for us and Aafke, I’m reflecting. I’m sad this fortnight is coming to an end. It’s been fantastic. A whirlwind. A great learning experience filled with wonderful people, stories and sun. These are the highlights… First things first: the people, Maud… Read More Workaway; permaculture, beekeeping, baking, cycling.
Workaway enabled us to make this trip what it is. We’ve started off incredibly well – at a fantastic place in northern Holland where we spend the days gardening and the evenings relaxing on the paving where it is sooo peaceful, especially in the evening sun. We’ve learnt a lot already – from the unusual… Read More Our new way of living; now, we are gardeners
After two big days gardening, getting used to new surroundings and staying up late talking, our weekend in Amsterdam feels weeks ago, not days ago. All this, and we’re actually only around 30km from where we stayed. This trip to Amsterdam was different – our last trip was part of a 2.5 week holiday… Read More Amsterdam – history, old friends and the difference of memories