Blue skies and sunny weather. Last Sunday was mother’s day in Hungary. We thought it would be nice to take my mother in law to the Efteling and show her this magical place we’re always talking about. Especially nice this time of year because of all the flowers that are blooming.
We were a little afraid it would be really busy due to the school holiday. But luckily it wasn’t that busy and we could even do all the rides we had planned. Happy mother’s day!
King’s day! Which means a lot of people dress up in orange and go out to celebrate the King’s birthday. This year we had a special guest as Adri’s mom just arrived for two weeks. So we took her to Breda and showed her a little bit of the craziness that King’s day can be. This meant visiting ‘The vrijmarkt’ (literally ‘free market’). It’s a nationwide flea market, at which many people sell their used goods. It can’t get more Dutch than that on a King’s Day (although we should probably get some oranges shirts ourselves as well next time)!
Last Tuesday Iván turned 4. 4! Can you believe it?! The weekend before we celebrated his and my nephew’s birthday together (who has his birthday one day before Iván). On Tuesday we had another little small party at home. Four candles already. I just can’t wrap my head around it.
Last weekend we finally managed to go to the Efteling again. The weather was a bit cold at times. But overall nice enough to be outside for a couple of hours. It was pretty busy so we skipped the long queues and just had a walk in the Fairytale Forest and enjoyed the merry-go-round. Just being there already brings a smile on our faces.
When we came back from Girona we decided to have a (500 meter) walk to the beach and have a look. We only passed it by car but didn’t actually put our feet in the sand yet. With so much water around we knew Iván wouldn’t stay dry but seeing that big smile on his face was priceless!