Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Zaandam, Netherlands

Jun 8, 2018 - The Bus of No Return

Day 6 Today at 830am we boarded a bus to tour Zaandam. Arriving in Zaandam we were an hour behind schedule because of Friday morning traffic. It was raining and off we walked to see the historic windmills. These windmills sawed wood, turned plants to dye, crushed everything from nuts to mustard seed, and could produce oil, and acted as pumping stations. If a world wide power outage the Dutch would still survive. Tulips are not indigenous to the Netherlands. They were brought in from the Middle East. In Marken we watched a demo on how...

Jump to full entry

Sep 16, 2012 - Cosmos Best of Europe Day 1 - London to Amsterdam

Link to photos (London to Lucerne), copy and paste: https://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn#!/media/set/?set=a.10152104219500707.901093.746395706&type=3 With our tickets booked for home this is the final countdown of our amazing journey. Sunday 16th Sep Best of Europe Tour – Day 1 London-Amsterdam We are up just before 6am, having had less than five hours sleep… tired already and we haven’t even started. A quick breakfast, finish packing and head to the bus, we are cutting it fine, but time it nicely, the bus arrives just as we do. It is a...

Jump to full entry