Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
... canal swim thankyou! So google Red light district and you will see what I mean.
We headed to the atm before we had a few drinks. The local atm was broken so we had to do a fair bit of a walk. When walking one of the streets, we had a begger come up to us and ask us for money. After denying him no he still hung around asking what we were doing. He took ...
... daily. In Amsterdam, car owners and pedestrians alike fear cyclists.
Wherever you look bikes are parked, lining rail bridge and even flood multi-staged parking zones near the central station. To see so many bikes within such a small area is actually quite extraordinary..with so many narrow streets throughout Amsterdam, you do begin to feel sorry for car owners. Word is even leaving your car by a quay can be dangerous.
One of the most favourite entertainments of the nightly occupants of the 'free city' is to drop a car down a canal. ...
... not for
any reason in particular, but it was really nice.
Apart from the smell of chicken. Ick.
I did end up getting two small things. One was a small cup of
blood orange juice. So much nicer than normal orange juice!!
It was freshly squished too!
... Holland's Golden Age (17th-century). As is the case with the Louvre in Paris, the collections in the Rijksmuseum are overwhelming and a bit intimidating, so we had decided to concentrate on the 17th-century masterpieces on the museum's second floor, where crowds flocked to see Rembrandt's celebrated work, "The Night Watch"; and Vermeer's beautiful portrait of "The Milkmaid", which was virtually impossible to view close-up because of crowding. Room ...
... things to look at and it was quite exciting.
After that I went to the Rijks museum, I went
and looked at all the art, If you don't know the museum has on display 8,000
objects of art
from their total collection of 1 million objects from the years 1200–2000,
among which are some masterpieces by Rembrandt,
and Johans Vermemr. ...