Day 4! I still haven't managed to upload all of our England/The Netherlands photos to the slideshow, but I wanted to share with everyone a couple that I set aside last night. The entire trip was such an amazing experience, and Ash & I are both chomping at the bit to get back. Funny, I go from a mini rant about gas to discussing flying across the Atlantic to England. Sigh.
Look, there's Easy Jet! They were quite an enjoyable airline. I guess everything becomes a bit more enjoyable with the consumption of 3 Heinekens and a mini bottle of wine. The flight was about 50 minutes from Gatwick. The only problem with this photo is that I just realized that's not The Netherlands. That's England.
So much for staying on course.
Weeeeeee....and here's a Mural in The Hague. Scott and I were waiting for the ladies to finish their shopping and Scott took me to this. Basically it's awesome. Look at the bike without the front tire. Scott and I stole it for a minute just to give the photo "that" effect.
Then, what would The Netherlands be without bikes? Our fantastic hosts had two spare bikes which were super handy for cruising around the town. Picture if you can, me riding around The Hague on a bike with one hand free and taking photos while riding around. The locals must have thought I was intoxicated, which was completely inaccurate.
And for those of you that know Ashley, imagine the look on her face when she entered this store filled with Olive Oil. Oh my goodness, if this wasn't a site to see. Flavors upon flavors, it was such a neat shop. If only we could have wrapped that shop up and sent it home.
A wise man(Matt Ayres) once said, "Make sure thou get Falafel in Amsterdam." We did. It might be the greatest thing on earth. Of course we couldn't find one Falafel shop anywhere for the first hour. Then we asked some lady, she pointed to the corner(I don't think she really understood anything but the Falafel part), and that's where we ate lunch. We walked out of the shop, turned right onto another street and ended up on Falafel Avenue. There were stands, shops, people, and even Helicopters(hmm, maybe not this part) flying above dropping Falafel off. Just our luck. Regardless, our Falafel was the greatest.
And that's about it for this post. I will leave you with this picture of Ashley and Jessica riding off into the sunset on their bikes. So romantic. What a great trip. Obviously there was a slew of other things we did while in The Netherlands, and each and every one made us want to revisit. Thank you Scott and Jessica so much for being such great hosts. Our front door is always open!