It’s all Double Dutch to me…

9 05 2012

So you remember when I wrote about my last trip to Düsseldorf? No? What do you mean “no”? You don’t hang on my every word?! But you said you would!

OK – hurry up. It’s here. The rest of us will wait…

Anyway, I find myself about to set foot once more within its city boundary. Thanks to Kianys, I am armed with a recommendation for a good meal this time as a bonus. In the meantime, I flew in to Venlo in The Netherlands last night and spent today at my company’s international headquarters there, meeting my new colleagues. I’m staying in a pretty little hotel by the name of “De Bovenste Molen“, which I would heartily recommend to anyone finding themselves in the area.

I was so jet lagged last night I went to bed early, attempted to read a few pages of my current book and then slept soundly, except for the predictable West-East transit false start at 4am. Happens to me every time I fly to Europe from Vancouver. Managed to snag a couple of extra hours despite that, before ultimately being awoken by “Evolving Dream” emanating ever so insistently from my BlackBerry.  [Go on, MM, you can’t say I don’t set them up for you!]

Today was a busy round of meeting the beautiful people of head office, and then a quick spin around the mill pond before dinner. Some of the photos were from aforementioned RIM device and seem a little blurry. Or maybe it’s my eyes. Dinner though was exquisite, if a little pricey.

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5 responses

10 05 2012
misfits' miscellany

I don’t know what you mean. And I’ll leave the beautiful people and the RIM device well alone.

And of all the photo info, the one thing I want to know is what the wine was, and whether it was any good.

10 05 2012
Quieter Elephant

The wine was a blend, French, and quite drinkable. I forget the grapes, but the price made it less than wonderful.

10 05 2012
misfits' miscellany

Soon I’ll know well the price of wine.

10 05 2012
daterofboys

Beautiful –and the food looks divine!

10 05 2012
kianys

I second that! Let me know how you liked the Bistro 😉

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