Day 21: And Home!

Pumped and ready to go?  Yeah, I’m pretty sure we weren’t, but, nevertheless, we were up and about at 6:15 am, checking out and catching a cab by 7:15, and arriving at the airport by 7:50. Getting through security was only a minor headache: after an security agent unpacked our carefully packed souvenir bag, we had to…

Day 20: Hamburg, Germany

And for the culmination of our trip: a visit to the Miniature Wünderland!! Up at the bright early time of 6:15, so we could be out on the streets of the city by 7:15, for an arrival at Miniature Wünderland by 8:00. We made it with ten minutes to spare. At 8:00 we were in! I…

Day 18: Bruges, Belgium

This morning we jumped out of bed at 6:15 am.  Mostly we jumped because our phones were plugged in at the end of the bed and we had to turn off the alarm. After getting ready, we headed down for a nice breakfast in the hotel restaurant, then hopped onto the tour bus for a…

Day 17: Ghent, Belgium

We arose at 6:15 to get ready for our next big adventure: leaving The Netherlands, heading to Belgium. We finished packing up our baggage and  headed down to a good breakfast at the Renaissance restaurant around 7:15.  We saw our travel companions for the first time since we got off the canal boat in Amsterdam.…