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... out places where the subway is being constructed, and expressed her great disapproval of the project, which is far over budget and will take many years to complete. In addition, it has caused a number of heritage houses from the 1700s to sink, and they will have to be demolished. You do have to wonder why a city built in a swamp would decide to construct a subway system.
We returned to our ship about 1 p.m. and had lunch. After I packed, David and I set off on ...
... over a couple of Dutch beers (amazing), and moved onto another bar. More awesome beer, before moving onto to get some food in the Yellow Light District. Unlike the Red Light District with semi naked women in windows, it's food on display in little windows. Payed 1.50 euros for...I don't know what it was. Some kind of spring roll but in a think deep fried skin. Put the money in, press the button, and grab your food.
Back to the apartment for some rest.
... up out of the way. They have their own lanes, which are not small lanes. They are the largest lanes. Everyone else, pedestrians and cars must share what's left of available real estate of cobblestone. I wanted to rent a bike, but it's really like driving in New York; it's better to leave that to the locals.
Simply put, we both loved Amsterdam. It met our expectations and maybe even exceeded. We loved meeting up with Ryan. It has ...
... to know it was called a White Russian) Following this we wandered through the Red Light District ...just wow, is all I'm going to say. Oh and Abby is on the bad jokes ...considering I'm the master and I'm saying they are bad...they are BAD. (FML)
So we then wandered back home and we passed a crepe shop where Abbys mouth just fell open. As in literally. It was HILARIOUS. She is currently dead out in bed while I sit here blogging :P
We got up early to get checked out of hotel and find the Avalon check in area. We were able to find them a bit before 8:00 and there were already some other fellow passengers waiting to check in early as they also had a tour scheduled prior to embarking the ship. They were doing a tour of a nearby city and also some windmills, but told us they had gone to Keukenhof Gardens the day before and that they were "not to be missed." ...