Posts from ‘July, 2012’

A surprising departure!/Een verrassend vertrek!

Today Omar took the plane back home at Amsterdam Airport./Vandaag vertrok Omar vanaf Schiphol naar huis. Surprisingly Landing left from Hilversum trainstation to his uncle in Braunschweig, Germany. His uncle (younger brother of his mum) lives there with his German wife and children. Due to a serious accident some 6 years ago, they had lost […]

Farewell dinner at Kyoto restaurant./Afscheidsdiner in Kyoto restaurant.

Dinner with my sisters and their husbands./Diner met mijn zussen en hun echtgenoten.

      Tonight we had a delicious farewell dinner with my sisters and their husbands. Everybody were waering their Gambian dresses. It was wonderful./Vanavond hadden we een heerlijk afscheidsdiner met mijn zussen en hun echtgenoten. Allemaal droegen we de Gambiaanse kleding die we van Omar hadden gekregen.  

Dinner with Nel and Louis./Fondue bij Nel en Louis.

Tonight we enjoyed a delicious fondue at Nel’s and Louis’ place. Their granddaughter Jet was pleased with the Gambian visitors as well./Vanavond een heerlijke fondue bij Nel en Louis. Hun kleindochter Jet genoot ook van de Gambiaanse bezoekers.  

Karten in Delft with Iris and Henk./Karten met Iris en Henk in Delft.

Tonight we have been karting with Iris and Henk in Delft. Then we had a delicious dinner at the Four Seasons restaurant in Rotterdam./Vanavond gekart met Henk en Iris in Delft, waarna we heerlijk gegeten hebben in het Four Seasons restaurant in Rotterdam.

Sailing in Friesland from July 9 till July 16./Vaartocht door Friesland van 9 tot 16 juli.

  Last week we have been sailing in Friesland. The weather was typical Dutch: cool and rainy, but we have enjoyed ourselves very much. We have been visiting amongst others Lemmer, Stavoren, Bolsward, Leeuwarden, Heeg, Dokkum, the Lauwerszee, the IJsselmeer, Grou and Joure. Here are some of the many hundreds of pics we have made. If […]

Boat trip Friesland./Vaartocht Friesland.

Concert Nieuwkoopse Plassen

Zuiderzee Museum & Volendam

On this very hot day we havebeen visiting the Zuiderzeemuseum./Op deze zeer hete dag bezochten we het Zuiderzeemuseum. In the afternoon we moved on to A huge crowd of tourists./’s-Middags gingen we verder naar Volendam. Heel veel toeristen. After a delicious dinner, we returned home./Na een lekker diner gingen we weer naar huis.


Today we went to visit Amsterdam and started with a canal cruise./Vandaag zijn we in Amsterdam geweest en startten we met een boottocht door de Amsterdamse grachten. Then we visited the Royal Palace at the Dam./Toen bezochten we het Koninklijk Paleis op de Dam. That made us hungry for a Dutch pancake./Toen ging een Hollandse […]

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