On our second day, we went to Volendam, best known as the fishing village with its old-world charm, characteristic houses and a rustic feeling. It was the best setting for us to spend time together. We wandered aimlessly at Marina and the narrow lanes lined with restaurants and souvenir shops on both sides of the street, chatting and laughing heartily. The day was as bright and cheerful as our moods. Though the roads and shops were full of tourists, it didn't feel crowded. What was a visit to a fishing village without nice seafood? After a lovely stroll and many photo stops, we settled down in a restaurant overlooking the harbour for Fish & Chips.
After our delicious meal, we took a stop to get photographed in the traditional Volendam attire and bought some souvenirs for my miniature collection. It felt like good ol' days, three of us hanging out together as if the years in between hadn't happened at all.
P.S. For those familiar with the Bollywood, this is the place where the scene of Rani's gol gappa counter was set up in movie Queen.
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