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Nectar from Holland, The Bee’s Tour with Vinita

Nectar from Holland, The Bee’s Tour with Vinita

Love, Joy and Hope

December 4, 2016 by Beetour

Nancy waited for her child to be born in Gouda.  The baby turned in her stomach and eased a stitch towards birth. She looked forward to gently pinching the soft… Read more…

Harvesting Gouda

September 30, 2016 by Beetour

It’s a big nostalgic isn’t it? Going back to a place you once called home, cultivating memories. We all do this when possible. People say, “I’d just like to see… Read more…

Cobblestones from Gouda

August 18, 2016 by Beetour

    Julius was meant to write something intelligent about the elections in America. Instead he wanted to write a poem about the murky water in a canal. The newspaper… Read more…

Gouda to Leiden: Fancy Ring

August 1, 2016 by Beetour

  Nancy, when asked what she would like to have, had requested the aquamarine ring upon death. And death had come, and Nancy no longer wished to collect the ring…. Read more…

Categories: Expat Books, Gouda

Rotterdam to Gouda: Return to Base

July 15, 2016 by Beetour

  The mountaineering expedition, on the third attempt, had been a resounding success. Sam stared moodily out of the train window. It wasn’t that he wanted to climb Everest. No,… Read more…

Categories: Expat Books, Gouda

Amsterdam to Gouda: Let You and Your Dharma Grow

June 29, 2016 by Beetour

  “The seagulls in Amsterdam sound a lot like cows,” Iris thought that night as she rode her cranky Dutch chariot back to Gouda. “They moo.”  Iris, a member of… Read more…

Categories: Expat Books, Gouda

Hungary to Gouda: One Part Sausage

June 15, 2016 by Beetour

  His grandmother sat across from Ambrus and shifted the sausages in her handbag. They were on their way to visit Aunt Duci in Gouda, and they were travelling through… Read more…

Categories: Expat Books, Gouda

Being Un-Dutchable

December 1, 2015 by Beetour

The Bee’s Tour with Vinita loves books, and as we are shortly looking forward to releasing our second book, A Sample of Gouda, we’ve chosen to honor other books by… Read more…

Categories: Expat Books

It’s About the Oranges

November 15, 2015 by Beetour

The Bee’s Tour with Vinita loves books, and as we are shortly looking forward to releasing our second book, A Sample of Gouda, we’ve chosen to honor other books by highlighting a… Read more…

Categories: Expat Books

Those Dutch Clogs

November 2, 2015 by Beetour

The Bee’s Tour with Vinita loves books, and as we are shortly looking forward to releasing our second book, A Sample of Gouda, we’ve chosen to honor other books by highlighting a… Read more…