Lisbon day 3: Oceanario, Mercado, and Urban trekking
On the third day in Lisbon my true love said to me, Wear walking shoes, eat good breakfast, and take pictures plentifully…. For children and grown-up children like me the Oceanario de Lisboa is a wondrous place. Aquariums are such a joy, their darkness cocoons you, you feel isolated from the world, above and beyond,…
Saturday Market in Den Bosch
‘s-Hertogenbosch or Den Bosch is a quaint city in the south of Holland. We were there to meet friends and chanced upon the Saturday market in Market Square. It was colorful and delightful. I wish I lived close by to buy everything from there. Sigh!
Friday Book Market at Spui
Every Friday there is a Book Market at the Spui, Amsterdam. On this day there is a peppy vibe to the place. Antique books, quirky books, second-handbooks, new books and forgotten books all find their way to stalls here. The keepers are friendly. People seem to have time. A certain stillness. Browse and be. No…