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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