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So we arrived in Amsterdam around 830 AM chipper and excited. The town was asleep and we had no idea where to go. We found our hotel and a sign saying they would be back at 930 AM.
When the staff did arrived, before we could sign any paperwork, the bong and remainders of last night needed to be cleaned up ( Welcome to Amsterdam).
After 12 hours of sleep we feel much better! The canal this morning is empty of traffic and glass smooth. We head to the trains to get to the airport to catch the bus to the gardens. It took a few stops at the info desks, but we made it. It was 73 and sunny today. We are over dressed! As we watch the bicyclers some are dressed in there Sunday go to meetin' clothes. Amazing how the women can ride in short skirts decently!
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... of the trip. It's also gotten to the point in my trip where I'm getting tired of managing my spending habits as much as before. I'm allowing myself to spend a little bit more to eat some better food.
Like I said, Amsterdam is quite nice when you get away from the Red Light District and tourist attractions, which are quite dirty actually. It's usually the opposite in big cities where they want to keep the tourist areas clean.
... s bulb-garden version of Victoria's Butchart Gardens. They are only open two months in spring, mid-March to mid-May. I had hoped to see more fields and gardening process and less cultured gardens. But regardless, the sun came out and we had a mindless, relaxing day strolling thru the beautiful gardens. After 7 million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths, a windmill, a broodje worst, some pickled herring with pickles and ...
... 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">At 8.45 we were off on a canal cruise. I suspect they take you along the nicer canals, which are lined with house boats. Some of these house boats are well kept and modern, others look like you could hit the side of the canal a bit hard, putting a hole in it and it would sink! We also saw the worst and most delapitated house boat being lived in. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLiberty Hotel Amsterdam
Clean, not to loud, yet lots of freedom. Really nice staff:)
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