When writing up a blog once your home you can forget things. Well Mainz I forgot. Sorry to any people from Mainz reading this blog. I was going through my photos and I was like where was that picture taken. Oops Mainz. To be fair, I had consumed a tad too much wine over dinner. … Continue reading Mainz Germany
Month: October 2016
Europes Best Kept Secret – Ghent
It was raining lightly when we arrived in Ghent where we were to have an hour boat cruise along the canals. The boat had a glass roof, and sliding glass windows, so no chance of getting wet. Lunch would be served along with refreshments, champers, beer, soft drink or water. The sparkling … Continue reading Europes Best Kept Secret – Ghent
Goodbye Cruise Hello Paris
Waking up on the Friday with mixed emotions. We had been on this ship for 7 days, it was like home away from home. The crew had looked after our every whim, always with a smile on their face. Our housekeeper especially. He lives in Malaysia, has a wife and 2 very young children, however, … Continue reading Goodbye Cruise Hello Paris
Bikes a great mode of transport
Making our way back to the Ship on the Thursday night in Amsterdam one of our friends had a close call with a bike. Tanya stepped onto the RED path which is for bikes and next minute our gallant cruise director grabbed her out of harms way. Of course in the book/movie he will lift … Continue reading Bikes a great mode of transport
Its a Ship!
The come back was quick from the Captain to my sister Paula, when she said to him"What a lovely boat!" "Its a Ship not a boat!" he said to her. The look of indignation on his face. Paula mumbled "sorry" and quickly took off so she could tell us. I can see it so clearly … Continue reading Its a Ship!
Coffee Shop or Koffee Shop?
Did you know the Dutch are the worlds biggest coffee drinkers! So whats the difference between a coffee shop and a Koffee shop? A Koffee shop (coffee shop) is where you can legally buy soft drugs - marijuana or hashish. Space cakes - cakes made with marijuana in them. Often take longer to kick in … Continue reading Coffee Shop or Koffee Shop?