[travel] Weekend trip to Ameland Island, the Netherlands

Ameland–one of the West Frisian Islands off the north coast of the Netherlands–was my next Dutch destination in my “Travel to a new place every 2 weeks” mission. I joined an Ameland tour organized by ESN Leuwaarden after hearing about it via my friend. It was a relatively costly trip to me (roundtrip train ticket from Utrecht to Leuwaarden was 45euro; the tour package was 65euro), the weather was fairly bad, but I was glad to set  foot on an island (I have an obsession for islands…), to see the sea again, and the joy of being in a new place is always worth all the trouble and effort.

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