We had agreed to descend the Rhine in a boat from Strasbourg to Rotterdam, whence we might take shipping for London.
Our journey here lost the interest arising from beautiful scenery, but we arrived in a few days at Rotterdam, whence we proceeded by sea to England.
It is entitled THE LEGENDS OF THE RHINE FROM BASLE TO ROTTERDAM
, by F.
It had seemed to me, in the many anxious considerations I had given the point, almost indifferent what port we made for - Hamburg, Rotterdam
, Antwerp - the place signified little, so that he was got out of England.
One evening he tied two cats together by their hind legs with a string about six feet in length, and threw them from the wall into the midst of that noble, that princely, that royal bed, which contained not only the "Cornelius de Witt," but also the "Beauty of Brabant," milk-white, edged with purple and pink, the "Marble of Rotterdam
," colour of flax, blossoms feathered red and flesh colour, the "Wonder of Haarlem," the "Colombin obscur," and the "Columbin clair terni.
But, to bring this rapid sketch to a close, I will only add that a certain Hans Pfaal, of Rotterdam
, launching himself in a balloon filled with a gas extracted from nitrogen, thirty-seven times lighter than hydrogen, reached the moon after a passage of nineteen hours.
We went in this way as far as Rotterdam
, and later went to The Hague, where the Peace Conference was then in session, and where we were kindly received by the American representatives.
In due time this happy party landed at the quays of Rotterdam
, whence they were transported by another steamer to the city of Cologne.
It was an Indian cigar, of the variety which are rolled in Rotterdam
The sailor with the black beard got out, and spoke to the steward of the Rotterdam
steamboat, which was to start next morning.
Prime Minister Armin Laschet of North Rhine-Westphalia had already gained a good impression of the port of Rotterdam
and its relationship with the German federated state in September 2017 on what was actually his first official foreign visit.
The MoU was signed by Hamad Bu Amim, President & CEO, Dubai Chamber, and Claudia Zuiderwijk, President of the Netherlands Chamber of Commerce and Chantl Roest, Director Trade & Investment of Rotterdam
Partners in the presence of Ahmad Aboutaleb, Mayor of the City of Rotterdam
and Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman, Dubai Chamber, who headed the trade mission.