After a long day kyaking in the Ardèche Gorge (Rhone-Alpes, South-Central France), going down shutes and rapids and under the natural limestone arch, Dad decided to stop off at what he told us was “a candy store”. To my surprise it was not really what I would call a candy store as it only made nougat. It was interesting to watch them making it and … Continue reading Lucky Escape
The Krimmel Waterfalls with an impressive fall of 380m over three levels, are the largest in Europe and the fifth largest in the world. We went to see them in Austria and decided to walk the pathway all the way to the top. It was a steep climb and when we reached the top, we were 1,470m above sea level. It was really loud. Sometimes … Continue reading We went chasing waterfalls
Have you ever had Poffertjes.Well i have. A few weeks ago me my family and a friend biked of to a park were we stoped off at a little cafe were we had traditional Dutch Poffertjes. We saw him make the Poffertjes video and we got to eat the freshly cooked poffertjes. photo Poffertjes. Poffertjes are like little small pancakes with icing sugar. The poffertjes were … Continue reading Poffertjes
As keen sailors who have bare-boated in a few different places around the world, we were pleased when our friends Ellen and Matthias suggested a four days tour of the Dutch inland seas the Ijsselmeer and Markermeer. We expected a fun adventure and were not disappointed. Both the Ijsselmeer and Markermeer are manmade – quite an engineering feat. The Ijsselmeer was created in the 1930s by … Continue reading Sailing in Holland
Most people in Holland have bikes rather than cars. You see bikes everywhere. Check out the bikes parked up near the station at Utretcht, a town Mum and I caught the train to and to which Eli and Dad biked. Did you know that you don’t need to wear a helmet and that bikes have their own roads. These even have traffic lights. Cars often … Continue reading Cycle Nation
Hoi. Welcome to the Netherlands. I thought it would be nice to show you what I have been up to. (If you do not know what Musical.ly is go to check out Eli’s blog and it will tell you what it means.) New Zealand Just before we left new Zealand. Brentwood Messing around with a friend in Brentwood. Dad used to teach with her Dad. York From the … Continue reading Musical.ly and holland
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
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!
Have you ever been to NASA? Well I have. Did you know that they are going to send some people to Mars? It will take about 2 years to get to Mars and back. A few days ago my family and I went to NASA. We had lots of fun. There were lots of little games and movies. We spent most of the day there. … Continue reading Have you ever been to NASA?