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Carla between bikes, bikes and more bikes :)

Saturday, 12:10 time to leave for Leiden. SMS-message: from Maris, oeps jos, I am still at the hairdresser, take you time too pick me up J Oké, no problem, I’ll do everything in slow-motion. But still at 13:07 I was at here house. Waited just a few minutes and there she was. We drove safely to Leiden and were talking about everything and nothing.

200 meters before we arrived we were searching for the parking lot and Anna called. Where are you? Then I pushed a car off the road… sorry…. But we found the parking space and joined very soon all the others in front on the station. After a while we went to the hotel for checking in, but not all the rooms were ready. So we put our stuff in a special hotel room and started the sightseeing tour in
Leiden. At 16:40 we arrived at Olo Roso for a few drinks and tapa’s. Lucky me: they had my kind of beers, GROLSCH.

After the first talking to new travbuddies we headed for the restaurant for diner. We passed a “waag” dated 1658 and the ‘burcht of
leiden’ we arrived at “etablissement EINSTEIN” for our 3 course mail. After taking a lot of pictures including a “only girls” picture and of course also a “only men” picture we left, and walked around to find a dancing or bar that stayed open till morning J . Finally we found one. It was the tapas bar Olo Roso and we had a lot of fun till almost 5 am. Then we got back to the hotel and needed the sleep……
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Carla between bikes, bikes and mor…
Carla between bikes, bikes and mo…
The whole group
The whole group
Ready for driving to Leiden
Ready for driving to Leiden
First stop: Heelsum / Renkum
First stop: Heelsum / Renkum
View from Mariss house
View from Maris's house
Mariss house
Maris's house
Start of the tour
Start of the tour
Getting into Leiden
Getting into Leiden
Jorieneke :)
Jorieneke :)
Between the bikes
Between the bikes
bikes, bikes, bikes, bikes
bikes, bikes, bikes, bikes
Central station
Central station
Listening to Anna-Isabel
Listening to Anna-Isabel
Big Anna-isabel
Big Anna-isabel
Marcel and Maris
Marcel and Maris
Windmill
Windmill
Ket taking a picture
Ket taking a picture
Anna-isabel talking to the group
Anna-isabel talking to the group
Wendy, Bart, Anouk and Devika.
Wendy, Bart, Anouk and Devika.
Bridge
Bridge
a windmill
a windmill
Bridge
Bridge
Louise and Maris
Louise and Maris
Mariska thinking ?
Mariska thinking ?
On the bridge
On the bridge
a canal
a canal
Eric and Jenny
Eric and Jenny
Here was born ...
Here was born ...
Eric posing
Eric posing
Eric and Jenny. Maris in front
Eric and Jenny. Maris in front
Sonja on the left
Sonja on the left
Flower in the canals
Flower in the canals
Bridge
Bridge
tourists :)
tourists :)
View in Leiden
View in Leiden
Stage, Arrow Jazz FM
Stage, Arrow Jazz FM
Just a passing girl.
Just a passing girl.
Arrow Jazz FM festival
Arrow Jazz FM festival
Spectators for the stage.
Spectators for the stage.
a canal
a canal
Walking in Leiden
Walking in Leiden
Anna-isabel
Anna-isabel
Jenny
Jenny
Old church
Old church
Travbuddies
Travbuddies
More travbuddies
More travbuddies
Jenneth, Guido, Marcel and Alex
Jenneth, Guido, Marcel and Alex
Maike and Jorien
Maike and Jorien
Jenneth and Guido
Jenneth and Guido
a Wedding
a Wedding
Ready for tapas
Ready for tapa's
Grolsch beer!
Grolsch beer!
Why at 3 places ????
Why at 3 places ????
Tapas!! Maike, Alex
Tapa's!! Maike, Alex
Jorien
Jorien
Marloes
Marloes
Waag from 1653
Waag from 1653
Wendy and Jenny
Wendy and Jenny
Bart-Jan meeting Mariska :)
Bart-Jan meeting Mariska :)
Bart-Jan, Alex, Joost and Mariska
Bart-Jan, Alex, Joost and Mariska
At the burcht
At the burcht
Anouk
Anouk
Jessica in the middle
Jessica in the middle
John taking pictures
John taking pictures
The famous . . . . .
The famous . . . . .
Preparing cameras for the group p…
Preparing camera's for the group …
Anna-isabel, Jenny, Eric, patricia
Anna-isabel, Jenny, Eric, patricia
Alex, whats on your camera?
Alex, whats on your camera?
Mariska and Alex. Bart-Jan watching
Mariska and Alex. Bart-Jan watching
Lieke and Guido
Lieke and Guido
Placemet
Placemet
Dinner
Dinner
Kat wlaking to her seat
Kat wlaking to her seat
My appetizer
My appetizer
Eric and Joost
Eric and Joost
Anouk taking a picture
Anouk taking a picture
Looking in the wrong direction.
Looking in the wrong direction.
Who was next to me?
Who was next to me?
Finaly :)
Finaly :)
Jenneth, Mark and Carla
Jenneth, Mark and Carla
Marcel and Jenneth
Marcel and Jenneth
Maris and Ket.
Maris and Ket.
Devika in action
Devika in action
taking the circle picture
taking the circle picture
Joost and Louise
Joost and Louise
Girls picture. Whos missing???
Girls picture. Who's missing???
There is the missing person: Devika
There is the missing person: Devika
Devika is there too. And Carla hal…
Devika is there too. And Carla ha…
Maike, Jessica and Patricia
Maike, Jessica and Patricia
Rudolph taking photos
Rudolph taking photo's
Wine
Wine
Special for Lilianna. Modified by …
Special for Lilianna. Modified by…
Ket
Ket
Dancing
Dancing
Goed bezig Alex
Goed bezig Alex
Wendy and Patricai
Wendy and Patricai
Ket for Lauro
Ket for Lauro
Alex for Lauro
Alex for Lauro
Partytime
Partytime
Partytime
Partytime
Partytime. No Maike, she is playin…
Partytime. No Maike, she is playi…
ket and Alex
ket and Alex
Neeltje, Anna-isabel, Lieke and Ma…
Neeltje, Anna-isabel, Lieke and M…
Lieke, Neeltje, Maike, Anna-isabel
Lieke, Neeltje, Maike, Anna-isabel
Same girls
Same girls
Guido, Mariska, Ket, Wendy, Alex a…
Guido, Mariska, Ket, Wendy, Alex …
Devika, Neeltje, Bart-Jan, Tom, De…
Devika, Neeltje, Bart-Jan, Tom, D…
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