We took the bus to Keukenhof and saw the tulip expo. Its an enormous garden where tulip growers show off their flowers. I had been there twice before, once as a missionary and again with Matthew Lanoy during our trip to Holland. There was a windmill, a hedge maze, and thousands and thousands of tulips. Mom and dad enjoyed looking over the various options for what flowers they'd someday want to plant, but I think the highlight of the visit for mom was the petting zoo. There was a pony in there that she just had to go in and pet.
After Keukenhof, we became Harlem globetrotters by touring the city of Haarlem. We stopped off at a nice department store and then spent some time wandering the riverside. We saw a really cool windmill but by the time we arrived it had closed for the day. Dinner was Indian food, something mom had been craving. I got the spicy south Indian style dish and heartily enjoyed it. I learned some Dutch words from our waitress, and then we returned to Amsterdam on the train, exhausted from an entire day of walking.