Monthly Archives: September 2013

Our fancy temporary apartment in Nijmegen

Our fancy temporary apartment in Nijmegen, a photo by denisepaterson on Flickr. We are in the top floor at the very end. My Dutch bike is very comfortable!

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At last we’ve arrived in Nijmegen!

View from our temporary apartment, a photo by denisepaterson on Flickr. We departed from San Francisco to Boston on the 12th of September and after a week’s cruise to Montreal we flew direct to Amsterdam on KLM. We had three … Continue reading

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Arcadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine

Arcadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine, a photo by denisepaterson on Flickr. Our first stop after Boston. The Arcadia National Park has ‘carriage’ roads that were established by Rockefeller for his private estate. Now they’re used by walkers and cyclists. … Continue reading

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Sailing for Montreal

IMG_1972, a photo by denisepaterson on Flickr. On our way from Boston to Montreal, with first stop in Bar Harbor, Maine. The cruise line is Holland America and this is one of their fleet which is much, much bigger than … Continue reading

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Boston

IMG_1955, a photo by denisepaterson on Flickr. A couple of nights in Boston before we catch the cruise to Montreal. Very unsettled weather with thunderstorms at night and hot humid days. Enjoyed the Isabella Gardner museum and wandering around the … Continue reading

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Another goodbye drink!

IMG_1939, a photo by denisepaterson on Flickr. A farewell drink with John and Dina at Martins West Pub in Redwood City.

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One last swim!

Aqua Fit at Fremont Pool, a photo by denisepaterson on Flickr. One last chance to fit in a session at the Fremont High School pool. Classes are year round and I managed to attend at least once a week even … Continue reading

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Mervins Cocktail Lounge

Bill at Marvins, a photo by denisepaterson on Flickr. Now that we’re staying at Alla’s house in Mountain View we can visit a ‘real’ dive bar in Mountain View! We’ve only ever managed to have the occasional drink here because … Continue reading

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Cantor Arts Center

At the Cantor, a photo by denisepaterson on Flickr. House is now packed so we’re doing some last minute goodbyes and sight-seeing. I worked on the visitor services desk as a volunteer at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University … Continue reading

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Filling the container – Day 2

IMG_1867, a photo by denisepaterson on Flickr. The 40ft sea container was too big to park next to the apartment so they had to park it down the road and then fill a small truck to take and unload on … Continue reading

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