An Evening in Valkenburg
Posted on Nov 12, 2014
in Europe, Netherlands
A few weeks ago I shared scenes (HERE) from the adorable Dutch village of Valkenburg aan de Guel, just over the German border. If you haven’t noticed, I’ve got a thing for cookie-cutter, storybook towns and Valkenburg fit the bill perfectly.
Upon arrival we unpacked in our hostel-ish hotel (with a communal bathroom, eh) and eased our way to the historic area, all of a few hundred feet from our lobby door. It’s a small place, Valkenburg, but doesn’t have that sleepy spell the way most small villages have in the evening hours.
Making our way to the main thoroughfare, we found a cozy restaurant for dinner and enjoyed the evening air. Later we stopped for wine and eventually headed back in preparation for the big day we had planned in Amsterdam the following day. I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves but hopefully it’s apparent that the tiny Dutch village is worth a visit.
Where do you like to go for an evening drink?
Dan and I have a great little French bar just down the block from our apartment. Frequently we drop in for a beer or glass of wine, relax and just get out of the house. I like to think of it as our Central Perk. Do you have a place like that?
P.S. Notice that things have been rather quiet on my end? That’s because something verrrry exciting is brewing. Details to come. Shh!