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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 ...

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

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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<Brian's brief chronological list of "highlights" (and of whinging)>   - Today Terry offered to be our tour guide and take us around in his car, so we did so. We were to meet him in Chinatown at 11am so walked around Chinatown and ...

Cycling and Dark Beer, Harderwijk, Netherlands travel blog

Cycling and Dark Beer

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... was a lovely brew, and I think gave me the courage to go faster on the way back to the hotel! I really like the Netherlands culture. People have foldy-up bikes that they take on the train; they have wonderful breads, cheese, meats and chocolate; good ...

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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Because we ended up flying into Amsterdam rather than getting the bus, which we had of course already paid for, we had to console ourselves with the fact that we got a passport stamp, whereas on a bus you don't usually get one. It was also the beginning ...

Last Stop on the Globetrot of a Lifetime, Utrecht, Netherlands travel blog

Last Stop on the Globetrot of a Lifetime

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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My god, this is the last place! Was meant to meet up with another Dutchie here but I didn't catch her in time, so England tomorrow! The last days have been filled with reminiscence of what has past, and I can't stop thinking about whats to happen in the ...

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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Rotterdam, Holland 5th May - Day out, Rotterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Rotterdam, Holland 5th May - Day out

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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Rotterdam Another trip on the train, this one only half an hour away from The Hague. We did a self-guided walking tour that stopped at all the different architectural points in the city. We walked by the riverside, past all the boats, ...

Day trip to Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands travel blog

Day trip to Maastricht

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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Since it's only 1 hour away from Duesseldorf, we visited Maastricht on a day tip to taste the "Nieuwe Matjes" (raw fish with onions) and explore the beautiful downtown ...

In Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

In Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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Here I am in Amsterdam... 2 nights to make the most of it. You don't need any reminder it's Summer here... it's a scorcher here in Amsterdam today. After this, I think I'll be heading for an outdoor pub to have a couple of beers. I'm glad I don't have ...

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 ...

"Blue Hotel"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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Gayle wakes me just before 7am this morning. I have slept very well. Breakfast continues the oversupply of calories on offer, with cooked and European cold offerings in the dangerous buffet format! This morning is a guided road and canal tour of ...

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

Painters, prisoners, poofs and puffs

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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After a wonderful solid nights sleep with no mozzies and no noise, we woke to a gorgeous sunrise and what promised to be another clear hot day. The BOSS poured over the tourist brochures and planned out our stops for the day. There are so many good ...

Amsterdam Stop, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam Stop

A travel blog entry by lilly_annew

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We made itto Amsterdam without any problems. The plane had individual TV's for each 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 ...

Hallo from the polders of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands travel blog

Hallo from the polders of Groningen

A travel blog entry by tavini

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Before venturing in the crazy international waters of the Amsterdam's canals, we are taking a detour through the much more quiet and friendly reaches of northern Holland (the province of Groningen to be more precise), where we are staying with some of ...

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 ...

From Amsterdam to Accra, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

From Amsterdam to Accra

A travel blog entry by hooktravellers

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The first land we noticed was Belfast and then it became cloudy again. As we broke through the clouds in Amsterdam, the roads were covered in snow, which had melted by the end of the day, thanks to the rain. It was a high of about 3 C. After ...

Ginga Reunion, Enschede, Netherlands travel blog

Ginga Reunion

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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The reunion with the Ginga, the 9th time now on this trip, was always gonna be a good one. After skipping thru Germany, barely our feet touched the ground there, we had only time enough to witness German football hooligans chanting and causing scuffles ...

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 ...

There's something about Amsterdam - Part I, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

There's something about Amsterdam - Part I

A travel blog entry by zento

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There's something about Amsterdam... We could tell as soon as we landed. Airport personel smiled when we walked passed and bid 'alstublieft' when we were given our passports back or when we requested information at the tourist counter. We were given ...

Rollin, rollin, rollin, Amsterdam, Maastricht, Amsterdam, Hoge Veluwe, Netherlands travel blog

Rollin, rollin, rollin, Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Maastricht loomed. On the border of Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, we had finally arrived. We drove into town, found a spot to park, found the coffee shop as well. That was my job done. We walked around having a look, and then drove off. We were ...

this might get a little dirty..., Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

this might get a little dirty...

A travel blog entry by jay29

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Amsterdam was OK but I think I was expecting something different.  I shouldn't have been too surprised, I guess, but I did find it to be very touristy.  If prostitution and pot where legal in the USA I wonder what would happen to the economy ...

Upside down on the other side, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Upside down on the other side

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Landing in Amsterdam, this was a whole new world for us. We were on the other side, the opposite and we needed to find where our bikes were so we could build them and hit the road. The information desk, advised us that we needed to find a customs agent ...

White bar at The Hague, The Hague, Netherlands travel blog

White bar at The Hague

A travel blog entry by cobi

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Read it here: http://cobi.wordpress.com/2007/09/09/white-bar-at-the-hague/ ...

We eat some nice steaks, Culemborg, Netherlands travel blog

We eat some nice steaks

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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We also visit Foeke, ex-colleague from Tony, who lives in Culemborg. He makes us delicious steaks with the help of Alessandra, another ex-colleague. The next day, we go to Utrecht, have some bitterballen and drive to Antwerp to buy my new backpack and ...

Things (once again) do not work out as planned, Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Things (once again) do not work out as planned

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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At 07h40, I am at my computer. A knock on our door at 9h. I give the man his car back, when he says; why don't you keep it another day, free of charge, I do not need it. Ooooookeeeeyyyy. We have to bring it to his place (at the west site of the ...

Here Curaçao, Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Here Curaçao

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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For the first time in weeks we do not have to turn on an alarm clock. Anybody feels sorry for us? We wake up when we wake up have coffee in bed (and no, there are NO pictures) and poke our nose out and this is what we see:  Not ...

Discovering Willemstad, Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Discovering Willemstad

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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We get up when we get up, I make brunch and it is almost 11h when we leave. I do not have a beach day, so we decide to start in Willemstad, the capital of Curaçao. We leave in our fancy car:  An ancient Suzuki Samurai. No ABS or any of the ...

"Blue Bayou"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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With only today remaining as the last full day in town, Gayle, Hilary and I queue in the rain at 8.30am for the compulsory visit to Anne Frank Huis. We can't afford to leave it to tomorrow! Predictably, no photos are allowed inside but the visit through ...

Hi, Curacao, or not, Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Hi, Curacao, or not

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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How are you today? We are GRAAAWL. Our luggage has to be out at 6h to leave at 7h. The bus in on time, would you believe and plays loud ... gospel all the way to the airport about 2 hours, with stops at every resort. It drove me nuts. In a mood ...

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