Tag Archives: Van Gogh

Amsterdam ~ Canals, Van Gogh, Cheese and Windmills of Zaandam

August 8th ~ Amsterdam, The Netherlands Did you know that Amsterdam is a conurbation? Well, I learned one more term today. In case you too need a little help with that one, it means that she is:

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France ~ Tarascon and Arles for more Van Gogh

Saturday, August 1st ~ Tarascon and Arles, France The ship is docked on the Rhone river in Tarascon, France. Our morning started out with a bus trip to Arles where we filled in a few more details from the life … Continue reading

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France ~ Tracing Vincent Van Gogh’s final days in Auvers-Sur-Oise

July 24th, Auvers-Sur-Oise, France Our ship actually docked in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, which sits at the junction of the Seine and Oise rivers. We are only about 15 miles North West of Paris as the crow flies. This will be our jump … Continue reading

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Amsterdam ~ Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum

Sunday, July 12th – Amsterdam I was like a kid on Christmas morning pawing through my newly reunited suitcase this morning choosing fresh clothes. After living in the same jeans and t-shirt for the past 48+ hours, I was almost … Continue reading

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