Has anyone been on the longest escalator in the world? Well as a matter of fact I have. During our stay in Hong Kong me and my family went and visited the worlds biggest Escalator. The Escalator has a Total length of 800m and a vertical climb of 135m. In 1993 the escalator was criticised for being 153% over budget and failed to do its … Continue reading Esculators
Has anyone ever been to a Barvarian beer garden? Well I hadn’t up until a few days ago. It was quite the experience. We went with our friend Marc, Ellen’s brother (check out the blog on our sailing trip). We biked off at around 4 pm. The bike ride was fairly short, only 21 Km there. We biked along the right side of the river … Continue reading The Adventure
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
Just a few days ago I went on a 60-kilometre bike ride from Amersfoort to Utrecht and back. We started our bike ride at 10 am. It was a long and tiring bike ride. On the way to Utrecht we went through an old USA air force base and biked on the old runway which was pretty cool – not many people can say they’ve … Continue reading #TheBikeRide
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
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?
In a few days I will be getting Jet-lag. You may be wandering what jet-lag is. Well, it means that you have moved from one side of the world to one another and the time changes but your body time hasn’t changed. “Wow, how does that work?” We’re flying from Auckland to Houston. The flight is 14 hours long, but the time in Auckland might 8am but … Continue reading Jet-lag
It’s 8am and I’m lying in bed listening to the birds and my noisy family. I look through a crack in my curtain, I see sunlight and I said to myself “it’s going to be a great day. I hope it’s like this when I’m on holiday but just without my family noise”. I stand up and opened my curtains and jump back into bed … Continue reading Anyone been to Dylan’s Candy Bar in Houston?