Travel Blogs from Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Stopover, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Stopover

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

... quick (we were a little early). We boarded only a little late, but then were held on the tarmac for almost an hour. Our transfer in Amsterdam is going to be close to say the least. As is turned out, we made up some time in the air. So being fleet of ...

The journey, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

The journey

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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Well, after a hair raising moment when we thought the taxi wasn't going to arrive (the lazy damn driver couldn't be arsed gettting his fat self out of bed at 3.15 to pick us up, he called another taxi firm instead!!) we arrived at Manchester ...

"Blue River"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... Other dinners, we are told will only have one entree! They may well need that gangplank to ROLL us off the boat at the end of this. Our first night sees us remaining docked in Amsterdam and sound asleep well before midnight. "Blue River" by Elvis ...

Onwards west..., Amsterdam , Netherlands travel blog

Onwards west...

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... and the impressive Cologne Cathedral sits alongside the station. Further stops include Düsseldorf, Arnhem and Uttrech before arriving at Amsterdam Centraal Station, a grand polychrome brick building surrounded by canals and bikes. Yes, we are in ...

Short connection times are not good..., Amsterdam Schipol, Netherlands travel blog

Short connection times are not good...

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

... about half an hour late leaving Heathrow so since I had a short connection time at the other end already, I practically had to gallop through Amsterdam Schipol to get to the right gate in time. I had no time to look round any of the shops. While I was in ...

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam, Netherlands

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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... as an industrial centre: rail links were established, steel production thrived and the population expanded. As capital of a neutral Netherlands, Amsterdam managed relatively well in WWI, and the 1920s were boom years, crowned by the Olympic Games hosted ...

So Many Red Lights!, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

So Many Red Lights!

A travel blog entry by mallorybecker

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... more of the city and that was Amsterdam! PS - While on the walking tour, I leaned that my hostel was located in the gay district of Amsterdam....and it definately made sense!  :)  Oh Amsterdam. Love you, Miss you See you soon! ...

Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by romero

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... over the city, so we decided to check one out for dinner - with flashbacks of our favorite Desnivel in Buenos Aires. Unfortunately, Amsterdam's version of Argentinean is SO not even close. It was okay - but a churrasco here is not what you would ...

Tears and overnight at Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Tears and overnight at Schiphol

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... . And to Jr. You do not know who Jr. is. You'll meet him. In one of the previous stories. We go to the Netherlands today, although we only leave at noon tomorrow from Schiphol. We have to be there 3 hours upfront and it is too risky leaving on Monday ...

Do I have to state the obvious here??, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Do I have to state the obvious here??

A travel blog entry by lozdotcom

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Save the best for last.... for some this was the case. I was very excited about going to Amsterdam, I was excted about seeing everything I'd ever heard about there. On our way to the hotel we stopped off to look at a big windmill and watch a ...

Amsterdam, very interesting, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam, very interesting

A travel blog entry by extremelife

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... from Argentina to India. It is a beautiful place and everybody should see it. When my grandmother wasn't sure about something and was leaning more to not liking it she would just say hmm that's interesting. So to Amsterdam hmm what an interesting ...

Amsterdam...Holland....Netherlands & Canadians!, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam...Holland....Netherlands & Canadians!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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Where to start? I had such an amazing time in Holland...or is it the Netherlands?   After dropping my stuff off at the hostel on Saturday I went for a long walk around Amsterdam with my camera. I took picture after picture of buildings as ...

From the other side of the Ocean, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

From the other side of the Ocean

A travel blog entry by cdrewitz

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... increased risk of being run over by transportation coming from all directions and a very very WINDY city are my impressions of Amsterdam. Hardly a fair comment since we've been here for a day but first impressions nonetheless. Our hostel is pretty ...

Boat Parade, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Boat Parade

A travel blog entry by justen

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Just got back from the Amsterdam Pride Parade. Had a blast! Seriously, though, it was over 2.5 hours. Boats, while nifty, really move slowly. No one ended up replying to my message about Pride (the 2 Eastern European girls were nowhere to be found), so I ...

Limits, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Limits

A travel blog entry by justen

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I just got in from a street party for Pride here in Amsterdam. I really didn't do much else today, aside from wander the streets and have food. The party was fun, but it's really hard to meet people at a place like that. First of all, it's so crowded that ...

So Sleepy, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

So Sleepy

A travel blog entry by justen

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So for anyone waiting on pins and needles, I ended up going out tonight. I was chatting with this local guy who told me about a party called PANN. He said there was going to be a good crowd, so I headed on over. I actually almost didn't get in because I ...

I'm Only Happy When It Rains, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

I'm Only Happy When It Rains

A travel blog entry by justen

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Just got in from dancing in the rain at Homomonument. Had a blast!! I just rocked it up, danced with random strangers, and we all shared a bottle of wine. There was also a fashion show. There were only 4 models, but they went on, walked, then danced for ...

Water, Water, Everywhere, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Water, Water, Everywhere

A travel blog entry by justen

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... nicest people I've met thus far. Not very forward, but definitely nice. Uneventful flight and I basically spent yesterday walking around Amsterdam and seeing a tiny bit of the city. The canals are everywhere and watch out if it's your first time here. ...

Get inside my head, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Get inside my head

A travel blog entry by endeuro2000

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... , the pain and the memories of years of travel in just 30 days. Welcome to the endeuro2000. A hitch hiking odyssey spiralling from Amsterdam to Prague in a green 70's Safari Suit In between and during hitch hiking from place to place, the endeuro2000 is a ...

Round & Round! Where I Go? I do not Know!, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Round & Round! Where I Go? I do not Know!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... sun started shining, the first sun I see in over a week. I drive for a couple hours, make a few stops then I enter the Netherlands. Amazingly I notice a change in landscape. I see a lot more water. Then it's time to stop for lunch.   As I ...

Quick Update, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Quick Update

A travel blog entry by justen

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Very brief update before my time runs out. I'll update with stories from today a bit later. Check back through my past few entires because I've been able to upload photos. Other than that, safe in Amsterdam. ...

A Boat Story, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

A Boat Story

A travel blog entry by pool-family

... 11 AM with maybe a couple of showers throughout the day.  But it was wet...all over, all the time. The first day in Amsterdam was our first real exploration of the city.    Before we left, I ran over to the Bagel shop almost across ...

Netherlands, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Netherlands

A travel blog entry by lkjr77

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... , its used as a science education place. Right behind it was the ARCAM, a site in itself it's there to exhibit the architecture of Amsterdam. From there we mozied over to find our hostel and be done for the night. A quick shower and meal, a group of us ...

Swing Away, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Swing Away

A travel blog entry by yearoftheshorts

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... enter it in the competition. I take a few photos of it and say I will. Back at Robert’s quickly then out again to Amsterdam. I’d received an email from Peter (from the plane – TurboSwing) saying he was at a trade show all this week in ...

Tempting to brake rules, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Tempting to brake rules

A travel blog entry by mns9184

We had I believe around a 4 hour layover in Amsterdam before proceeding to Nairobi. I wanted to go venture and see the place but we were advised not to. A funny story happened here while waiting at the airport but if you want to know write me. So maybe ...

Great Trip to Amsterdam with my friends, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Great Trip to Amsterdam with my friends

A travel blog entry by roli-on-tour

Zu mim 30. Geburi han ich vo mine Kollege en Europaflug gschänkt übercho. Mir händ eus für Amsterdam entschiede. Händ 3 cooli Täg gha mit viel Party, v.a. am Queens ...

3rd and final day in Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

3rd and final day in Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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... at first - the handle bars were extremely wide and slightly unstable but I quickly got used to it - that and the Amsterdam traffic conventions... traffic lights for bikes. We went into Amstel and south of town, following the canal to a windmill ...

Amsterdam - Day 3, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam - Day 3

A travel blog entry by savagestewart

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... are celebrating his 400 year anniversary since his Birth this year. Matthew and DJ Fuzz Pop stood outside his house in Amsterdam beside the Rembrandts musuem. We walked for a good 35 mins before finding the city Zoo. There were hundreds of ...

Stroopwafels, Stamppot and Hoofddorp, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Stroopwafels, Stamppot and Hoofddorp

A travel blog entry by tonyinghana

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... new sights and places and make it as cool as it can be. One day at a time. On Tuesday, Marissa and I headed to Amsterdam. I cringed a little bit when a bus ticket and a train ticket into town were collectively 8 euros. Would have been 60 cents in Ghana. ...

Visiting the town hall in St. Maartensdijk, St. Maartensdijk, Netherlands travel blog

Visiting the town hall in St. Maartensdijk

A travel blog entry by ccbridge

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Here are some pictures from our lunchtime visit on Monday to the town hall in the nearby town of St. Maartensdijk. We all rode our bikes there and back, from Poortvliet. We were given a tour of the building (which dates back to 1628), plus learned a ...

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