Differences

Did you know that Holland is as flat as a pancake? We arrived in Holland by sea and I instantly realised how flat it was. I can almost bet 1 million dollars that you won’t find a hill in Holland. In the past 3 days we have biked 53 kms and we have only climbed 10m (that was on a bridge over the motorway). I … Continue reading Differences

York

On Tuesday we went to York. We walked the all around the wall that was built all around York. We went inside Clifford’s Tower. We went on a ride to see what the vikings used to look like and do. We went into a sweet/candy shop. We walked practically all over town . Wall around York In the morning we got to walk around the wall. But … Continue reading York

Candy/Sweets!

I think NZ has better coffee then the UK, but the UK has better candy than us (they call them sweets)! We have been to two candy/sweets bars so far. They are called: Dylan’s Candy Bar and Hardys Original Sweetshop. My favourite candy shop was mostly Dylan’s candy bar but Hardys was quite good too. The original Dylan’s Candy Bar is in New York and is three storeys tall, but at … Continue reading Candy/Sweets!

Rekindling Friendships

Reconnecting with friends is a form of soul food – you come away feeling better for it.  It’s especially enjoyable when it feels just like yesterday that you were together, even though big chunks of time may have passed. So far on our trip we have reconnected with friends from childhood days, including my faithful pen pal of 35+years; a work colleague from corporate days … Continue reading Rekindling Friendships