Sunday, August 2, 2009


About a month ago we went to Saskia and Thomas' wedding in Frankfurt, then spent some time in Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands before flying home again. We took tons of pictures, and did tons of things. Here's a summary of our itinerary, complete with links to the relevant photos for each.

Day 1 - Saturday (Frankfurt)
Dirk's Wedding
Saskia and Thomas' Wedding party

Day 2 - Sunday (Luxembourg)
Travel to Luxembourg
Luxembourg City
- including the Bock Casemates
Continue on to Brussels, Belgium

Day 3 - Monday (Brussels)
European Union Parliament
Arcade du Cinquantenaire
The Atomium
Grand Place
Mannequin Pis and Jeanneke Pis
and of course, beer, waffles and fries!

Day 4 - Tuesday (Ghent and Bruges)
Ghent Belfry
Bruges Belfry
Canal tour in Bruges
and of course, Belgian chocolate (NSFW)!
At the end of the day we returned to Brussels, found a free-flowing, on-the-street, horse-drawn beer keg complete with police escort, and watched a show.

Day 5 - Wednesday (Antwerp)
Diamond Making
Grote Markt
Underground Antwerp
Museum Plantin-Moretus

Day 6 - Thursday (Amsterdam)
Van Gogh Museum
Red Light District
Anne Frank House
Cat Boat

Day 7 - Friday (Den Haag and Delft)
Traveled to Den Haag via Stoptrein through Gouda.
Vredespaleis (Peace Palace)
Then we moved to Delft for the remainder of the afternoon:
Municipal Museum het Prinsenhof
William of Orange's tomb
Oude Kerk
Nieuwe Kerk
And of course we saw traditional Holland!

Day 8 - Saturday (Amsterdam and Frankfurt)
Oude Kerk
Nieuwe Kerk
Koninklijk Paleis
Then we checked out of our hotel and took the train back to Frankfurt.

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