Vikki: Being in the Netherlands reminds me very much of home - green grass, cows, sheep and the smell of farm animals everywhere, especially as our camp site is rural and we are surrounded by farms. About 15km out of Amsterdam on the coast it's very different to where we have been to date and much cooler, so we are digging into the bag to find the warm clothes. We spent time checking out some of the local sites close by, especially the pretty village of Volend...
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Raj: Today we left Germany which I thoroughly enjoyed. Staying outside the main cities allowed us to take in more of the traditions, surroundings and gain a better feel for the areas we visited. Sausages and beers were among the highlights and thoroughly enjoyed! We are now in The Netherlands for 5 nights, staying 15km outside Amsterdam. Driving through what struck immediately was the agricultural setting, very similar to NZ with plenty of sheep and cows to ...