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Holland – Kenya Trip 2015 - Mary, Peter and Brenda

Friday, September 11, 2015   Toronto – Amsterdam
Air Transit   4:40 PM to 5:30 AM arrival in Amsterdam Saturday, September 12, 2015 Met at Airport by Peter Raps. Breakfast in Hoofddorp with Peter and Marianne Raps. Drove into Amsterdam Central. Did Canal Tour, followed by Capacino and Apple Tart at a café in front of the Central Train Station. Strolled through the Red Light District and then back to car. Drove north to Monnickendam and saw Speltoren play at 2 PM. Saw street market there and went in St Nicholas Church. Did not find Gerbrand Tessel at home but spoke with Mieke’s daughter, son-in-law and 2 small children who were living in Maarten Tessel’s renovated home.
Off to Volendam . Ate some fish on the harbour and had our Dutch picture taken in a photo shop. Back to Hoofddorp for a lasagna dinner. Joined by Piet and An vanGelderen. Bed by 8:30 PM – very tired. Sunday, September 13, 2015    Hoofddorp Holland to Nairobi Kenya
Breakfast at Peter and Marianne Raps. Followed by little st…

Winter 2014 – April 2015

Left Lakefield on Saturday, November 1, 2014 to attend the wedding of Brynn Kennedy and Bradley Wiffen at 5 PM in the Storys Building on Duncan Street in Downtown Toronto. We stayed overnight at  by Marriott on Wellington Street and parked the car at the local Firehall.
Moving on November 2, 2014 we stopped for lunch with Katie and David Whitehead in Winona and then a quick stop at Ellie and Jan Lech to pick up a package for Tom and Diana Marsden in Virginia. Crossed the Canada-USA border and spent the night at the Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott in Dubois, PA. Arrived at Tom and Diana’s on November 3, 2014 and had fun with Jacob, Hannah and Ben before a 2 hour flight from Norfolk to Miami, Florida on November 5. We stayed at the Residence Inn near the Miami Airport for the night.
November 6/14  We had breakfast at the hotel and a morning walk before taking the Shuttle (complimentary since it was 45 minutes late) to Terminal J at the Miami port to board the SS Navigator from Regen…