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Ijmuiden, originally uploaded by mooosh ā™„ miso funky.

A couple of weekends ago, I fulfilled a long-held ambition to go on the DFDS mini-cruise from Newcastle to Amsterdam. Me and 3 friends “cruised” overnight, spent the day in the city and “cruised” back overnight again.

The word cruise really is used loosely – it was like a Geordie Shore wrap party on water. But we had great fun, if no sleep, and the city was beautiful in the snow. Arriving into port in the morning was stunning, see above!

We didn’t have a great deal of time but we did have a nice wander, bought tulips, ate chips and mayonnaise, drank warming hot chocolate in a dodgy cafe and did some shopping. On the Sunday, when we arrived back on Tyneside, we went to Tynemouth and visited the weekend flea market for more shopping. Fun times! I’ll have to post up my bargains another time.

I’d love to go back for longer – but definitely not by boat!

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