Travel Blogs from Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Lazy in Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Lazy in Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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 We had to get up at about 5:30am in order to catch our train at the station at 7:30am. We could have paid a reservation fee and got the highspeed train and left at 10:30am instead but at 30 euros each just to reserve a seat we figured getting up ...

Art and more in Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Art and more in Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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... set than included some our favourites, 'Freddy's Dead', 'I like to hide behind my glasses', 'Servitude' and 'Everyday Sunshine'. Amsterdam draws a wide array of tourists that made people watching fun. The infamous Red Light district draws them all and ...

Cooling off, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Cooling off

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... I spent the morning catching up on emails and trying to find accommodation in Belgium so as not to repeat our 'first night in Amsterdam disaster'. We didn't get out of the apartment until midday and then didn't get into town until 1pm. Our first tour was ...

Netherlands again, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Netherlands again

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... we had been once before and we know the tours are crappy but the money goes to charity and it is the best Heineken in Amsterdam. Now I was steaming whilst Lucy was happy. The next step was to continue with our glass collection as we had been collecting ...

Heineken, Red Light, Coffee Shops, On the road, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Heineken, Red Light, Coffee Shops, On the road

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... . Now, you would think that getting there would be no problems, but we never seemed to be more than twenty kilometres away from Amsterdam!!!!! Towards the end of the day, we found a hostel in Bunnik and settled down for the night. We ate our dinner and ...

Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by petrest

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... felt as though we were driving to a Lions game on a Sunday morning back home. Once we about thirty miles into the Netherlands, the scenery begin to change quite dramatically when the GPS took us on a route off of the highway. We drove through several ...

Amsterdam, Holland 3rd May - Day out, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam, Holland 3rd May - Day out

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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Highlights We got the train to Amsterdam, about an hour. We then spent the day whole day just walking around and taking in the sights, all of the beautiful buildings, the canals, and the hustle and bustle of people around the city. We visited a couple ...

Some days you just shouldn't get out of bed, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Some days you just shouldn't get out of bed

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... to 110 euros for a room with a shared bathroom in the red light district, I said I might go and have a coffee and give Amsterdam some more thought. By this time I was very tired and hot and bothered and cranky ! We retired to a "Pancake House" and ...

Last Entry on the Road, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Last Entry on the Road

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... and South America... but for shorter durations and with a higher budget. I'll probably do tours through South America. Amsterdam itself is a real hoot... the Red Light District is beyond belief. Girls hidden behind glass doors are available for ...

Over the sea, not far away, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Over the sea, not far away

A travel blog entry by cobi

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All good things come to an end!, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

All good things come to an end!

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... eat cheese. That is more like it! Next day and we are off - well the truth be told that I knew we had a flight from Amsterdam between 12 noon and 10pm. Yep yours truly had forgotten the time of departure! So the decision was to head into the airport ...

The Amsterdam-Pinocchio connection, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

The Amsterdam-Pinocchio connection

A travel blog entry by tavini

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... on hand-in hand. It seems imposible to not find at least something to love about Amsterdam. But then one realizes something- the Netherlands used to be one of the staunchest protestant bastions and one of the most conservative countries ...

A most rewarding investment, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

A most rewarding investment

A travel blog entry by velvetescape

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... hour and fifteen minutes! We were up in the sky within an hour-and-a-half of the captain's announcement. I arrived in a snowy Amsterdam a little bit past noon. Gosh, stepping into Amsterdam's Schiphol airport was like a breath of fresh air! After the ...

Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by jelg

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... . L'equivalent du Parc Lafontaine mais 3-4 fois plus grand. ;) Aussi il y a tous les musees a cote. (il y a 900 000 personnes a Amsterdam mais tout se fait vraiment facilement a pied) Aujourd'hui je veux aller au musee Van Goh (je sais pas trop comment ...

Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by gtrob

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Holland. Weird wooden shoes, canals, bikes, and tourists. The population of Amsterdam, I have been told, is a little under a million. Supposedly, in the high season, there are a million tourists in the city. I am not sure I believe it, but it would ...

The Heineken Experience, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

The Heineken Experience

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... but also a disappointment at the same time. At the beginning of the museum there are wax figures depicting life in early Amsterdam and a massive figure that comes out of the roof and talks to you. An asian man and his two daughters went in at ...

"I won't tell your wife..."

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... and we also tried stroopwaffels... kindof a sweet syrup caramelly waffle thing that is delicious... can be bought in all supermarkets in Amsterdam... we obviously bought more later on! We also saw a clog making place... they made clogs of all kinds, sizes ...

Amis disposables et espace temps, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Amis disposables et espace temps

A travel blog entry by jelg

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J'ai mis trop d'argent dans mon internet alors je vous ecrit encore... Mon titre peut paraitre etrange mais NON je n'ai consomme aucune substance illicite.... oups, licite... bref... Ca fait seulement 8 jours que je voyage mais on dirait que ca en ...

Something dodgy, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Something dodgy

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... we went on a bike tour. Because there was quite a few in the group it was very slow, but a nice way to see Amsterdam and certainly a popular one. I was (as is seemingly usual) underdressed for the weather and so an emergency pair of jeans was purchased ...

Of Red Lights and Symphonies, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Of Red Lights and Symphonies

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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The Lady In Red, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

The Lady In Red

A travel blog entry by petrest

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December 18, 2007 Amsterdam - The Lady in Red When Steve and first talked about going to Amsterdam, we discussed certain things that we wanted to see. Since we had heard so much about the "Red Light District", we decided that this was one area of ...

A short trip home to Australia to be with family, Schiphol Amsterdam , Netherlands travel blog

A short trip home to Australia to be with family

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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We will be in Australia for a month, while Skippy stays in Holland.  We will be returning early August TBC ...

Painters, prisoners, poofs and puffs, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Painters, prisoners, poofs and puffs

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... is also a gay information centre or "pink point" on the corner offering alternative experiences and very different tours of Amsterdam. We were unfortunately too late for the theatre museum which closed at 5pm, leaving the only museum that stayed open ...

Amsterdam Stop, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam Stop

A travel blog entry by lilly_annew

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... seat with movies, games, music, maps and more. That was pretty nice. It made the trip go by faster,I think. Once wegot to Amsterdam,wethought we would shop around since we thought we had time, but discovered that there was a long line for check-in and ...

Gambetta  and  Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Gambetta and Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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... pre- organised a tour of the canals to see the lights on a small boat , and we spent. 1.5 hours weaving our away through Amsterdam getting a brief view of Europes liberated city. the light show was impressive , but the feel We then boarded a train to ...

In Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

In Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... I was feeling quite tired so tried to sleep the hour, but couldn't given that my seat wouldn't recline. Getting a train out of Amsterdam's Schipol Airport was a bit of a drama. The damn machines only accepted coins, of which I didn't have any. I had ...

There's Something about Amsterdam - Part II, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

There's Something about Amsterdam - Part II

A travel blog entry by zento

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... banker, married Prince Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange, heir to the Dutch throne and eldest son of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.  It was the real life fairy tale every girl dreamed of, and all of Argentina watched as the royal couple tied the ...

Frogger!, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Frogger!

A travel blog entry by sevenhours

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... we get home. I will say something about this trip. It does highlight how much Australia is a nanny state. Europe (and especially Amsterdam) seems to respect the fact that I’m an adult and that I can make my own decisions! Even if those decisions ...

From Amsterdam to Accra, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

From Amsterdam to Accra

A travel blog entry by hooktravellers

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... people, I'd say there were about 20-30 of us Obruni (white men). The flight was late leaving as there was so much traffic. Amsterdam seems to be a wonderful city, would like to have more time to sight see however that will have to wait for another time. ...

Amsterdam, goodbye Ryker, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam, goodbye Ryker

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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The first time we went to Amsterdam, we went to the Heineken brewery and watched the birthday celebrations. I decided that I wanted a part of that. We booked our flights and we flew from Gatwick. Landing, we caught a train and then tram directly from the ...

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