We woke up early, so we still saw Leon and Els before they went to work. We drove to Eindhoven, to have some breakfast at the bakery near dad and then we went over to visit him. So good to see him again! After a few hours we drove to … » full post and pics!
We arrived on Amsterdam Airport (Schiphol) around 8am, it took a while to get the rental car, but then we could go to Nieuw Vennep, to Ton and Rita! We had a coffee there and Ton took us to Leiden to see Sander and Martijn for a little bit. We … » full post and pics!
We had a great weekend with the Breeuwer family in Broekhuizen. We visited Xanten in Germany and the Hertog Jan brewery across the Maas river. After that we spent some time with Miranda in Eindhoven and visited Els & Maurice, Jos & Hennie, Steven (we had a 70s vase for … » full post and pics!
We flew to Toronto and then to Amsterdam on September 30th, so we’d arrive there on October 1st. First night we spent at Ton and Rita’s house and we visited Martijn and Sander in Leiden. The next day we drove to Eindhoven to visit dad and went on to Baarlo … » full post and pics!
Europe 2013, blog 3/3
Our last leg of the vacation took us to vacation park Erperheide in Belgium, where dad rented a few bungalows for us to come together for his 95th birthday. It was also a good opportunity to invite friends to come visit us, as we were only … » full post and pics!
Recently we went back to Holland for a visit, the first after 3.5 years! We flew to Calgary and Amsterdam (on September 20th, arriving on my birthday the 21st), then drove around in a rental car.
We celebrated my birthday at my brother Ton and Rita’s place … » full post and pics!
Little over a week ago, we finally sent in the applications for our work permits. Yes, WE… even though the employer (read: Nico’s contact at the Human Resources department) had said before they would take care of the work permit on their end, it turned out to be a … » full post and pics!
And.. house sold!! Well, we still have to sign the contract and all, but the first viewers did a bid and we have come to an agreement! And we can stay here until the end of February at the latest. Wow… 4 appointments in one week and sold to … » full post and pics!