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About spaarne

  • Last trip
  • Favorite destinations
    Holland, France
  • Destination wishlist
    Balkans and Mediterranean islands
  • Best travel tip
    Pack light, go slow, meet the natives.
  • Favorite hotel
    B&B Paula, Haarlem
  • Favorite restaurant
    Roger la Grenouille, Paris (before they modernized it).
  • Never travels without
    Camera and logbook.
  • All-time best travel moment
    Four months in Paris, spring and summer 1986. Or five weeks in Haarlem, summer 2015.
  • Interests and hobbies
    Traveling in Europe. I am a retired chemical engineer and had many trips to Europe on business and pleasure. I've lived in Holland, France, Switzerland, and Germany.
  • Quote
    Close cover before striking.
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spaarne's Blog Comments

  1. Electricity Abroad: Adapters and Voltage Converters Demystified
    spaarne commented on Mar 23, 10 at 10:25 AM
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