Bastion Deluxe Amsterdam / Amstel
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... main house, realising that the section of land between 2 canals is not in fact back to back rows of houses, but one property, with a large garden between the 2 sections. From the waterside, I never guessed at the existence of the hidden gardens. The main house was as grand as I had imagined, with lavish wallpapers and curtains, chandeliers, heavy ornate furniture, paintings, and musical instruments of the day. These period instruments ...
... that we made it through the 3 and a half days without getting run over once!
The third day we woke up later, since we knew that we didn't have to rush to anything (like we did with the Anne Frank house the day before). We got some dutch pastries at a street vendor bakery. I tried the most AMAZING pastries I think I've ever had. They are called Oliebollens and Appelflappens. Oliebollens are similar to fried dough, but in the shape of a ball and have raisins ...
... cars and scooters - you can imagine what the locals think of big tour groups on bikes! Our guide took us round the whole of Amsterdam which was great as we would have certainly missed some things if we were to go on our own! Aka the Blue Light district!! This history behind the architecture of the building is interesting as apparently the houses are meant to be leaning forward and to the side and have ...
... we then continued to walk and we visited some squares and the damn square where there is a big memorial, that looks like a penis but is very important. In the evening we paid a visit to Ann Franks house. Thankfully we booked before we went because the queues were mental, so that is my top tip. The museum is awesome though and definitely worth the visit and the €18 (though it was more because we skipped the queue. We bought ...
... east was also bought under the control of the Dutch East India Company. When Britain saw how rich and powerful the Dutch were becoming, Queen Elizabeth 1 sent her own explorers forth to grab some of this trans Atlantic trade.
Like most of Northern Europe, the centuries fell into a pattern… invasion by Napolean followed by kicking the french out, followed by a period of peace and prosperity until Hitler decided to unleash hell. Amsterdam and Holland ...