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Apr 25, 2013 - Windmills and Gouda

After our long but enjoyable day at Keukenhof Gardens we had a bit of a late start. On Daisy’s morning walk we spotted a rabbits enjoying the hyacinths field. The day was misty and cloudy so we decided to go in search of windmills. This proved more difficult than planned as every road we went on seemed to have road works and the occasional diversion. Reminds us of Canada! We did in the end find some different windmills. (We discovered later we needed to go even further south to find the UNESCO windmills site!) In our drive we found...

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Apr 23, 2013 - Flowers and Cheese

We were again up early this morning and had breakfast. We were all on the coaches on the way to the Kuekenhof Gardens. These are the old cooking gardens - vegetable gardens - of a royal palace, but now display spectacular plantings of spring flowers. They are only open from late March to the end of May. We travelled north for almost two hours. The first part was through extremely busy traffic, then freeway for most of the journey and a short distance on country roads, We had left the ship in rain, much to our dismay as seeing the tulips was...

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