Monthly Archives: March 2014

Deventer and Amersfoort Day Trip

At the last minute we decided to visit Deventer and Amersfoort using our last cheap day train ticket. Deventer is one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands, and was founded around 768 by the English missionary Lebuinus.  It was also a Hanseatic  city. … Continue reading

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Visit to Scotland – 8th – 17th March

A week’s visit to Scotland visiting North Berwick, Edinburgh and Aviemore. Stayed with Stewart and Lesley in North Berwick in their new house that they’re busy doing up. Stewart now works in the centre of Edinburgh so we met him … Continue reading

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We had a cheap day return we needed to use before the end of March so we decided on a trip to Haarlem which is only 10 miles from Amsterdam.  Being a Sunday, the town was quiet when we arrived … Continue reading

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