Hotel de Stern

Utrechtsestraat 18, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1017, Netherlands | Hostel

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Final day of touring in Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by marguerite_b


... boat so I don't have many photos from that angle.

On the drive back to Utrecht to board our ship we see our Tour Director Herbert on his push bike riding like mad in front of the first coach, trying to direct the four coaches onto the bicycle lane to get us down to where the ship is docked. It was hilarious, one of those "Funniest Home Videos" moments, to see 4 giant coaches driving down the bicycle lane. Some ...

I'm not bitter, I'm bitterBALLEN. Day 2.

A travel blog entry by jennyblumberg


... an obligatory photo next to the iamsterdam sign, then proceeded to the Van Gogh museum. There was recently a tour of a few very early works by Van Gogh at the Denver Art Museum. This was obviously much more in depth. Van Gogh was a fascinating artist, pursuing a livelihood of supporting himself doing so, yet always requiring assistance from his brother.

Van Gogh had an interesting eye for ...

Day 7 - Hello Amsterdam!

A travel blog entry by lauzian


... of body parts decorate the walls and really complete the out of this world experience. With that completed, we decided to wander the city. Stumbling upon Anne Frank's house, we decided to see if we could go in. Unfortunately, people were lined up as far as the eye could see so, with that in mind, we decided to come back tomorrow. After another short train ride, we were back at our hotel in Zaandam, ready for a hot bath, some dinner and a sleep in our (real this time) king ...

The flying begins

A travel blog entry by mrsmc


... We never found the 'mediocre chocolate' shop. Finally it was time to board and the family from earlier were all the and looking happy. The Malaysia airlines plane was pretty good. The seats felt more like an arm chair than an airplane seat and the tv selection was pretty impressive. We set about trying to get as much sleep as possible, which was only about two hours and settle in for the long ...

Boarding ship

A travel blog entry by tmarts


... in trade of the world. There were also a museum of houseboats - there are now 3200 in Amsterdam. It costs $300k to purchase a license to moor. Land is so scarce in Amsterdam that many do live on the canals
back on the ship for lunch - we met the ship 60kms up stream . After lunch we could relax in the lounge - the tour director gave an informative talk re the Netherlands dyke system. The Netherlands ...

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This hostel, located in the Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein area of Amsterdam, is near Sandeman's New Amsterdam Tours Free Walking Tour, Museum of Bags and Purses (Tassenmuseum Hendrikje), Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and Concerto.
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