Diergaarde Blijdorp (Rotterdam Zoo)

In our attempt to start doing more exploring, a few weekends ago we headed west… to Rotterdam.  My initial plan was a spontaneous trip to Berlin, however, it turns out that Berlin is still 6 hours by train, so that took a little of the spontaneity out of that one.  Then I thought perhaps Antwerp, Belgium since that’s less than 2 hours drive.  But it was going to be cold out and who wants to wander around a city in the freezing cold?  In the end, since we had one sick child on board, we opted for the zoo – feeling it would be low key and easy on a cold spring day.   Continue reading