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TravelPod Member ReviewsBickersBed Guestrooms Amsterdam
Awesome little place to call home whilst exploring the streets and sights of Amsterdam.
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... houses and museums and built in the typically Dutch wooden architectural style, relocated there piece by piece since 1961. As part of the tour, we were given a demonstration in the wood cutting windmill. It is only viable as a tourist attraction, but they also cut wood to all of the old measurements, which none of the modern wood mills do. A few photos and a quick walk into a couple of shops and I only left myself with ...
... up a storm. I was actually surprised at how good the shopping was. The weather was pretty miserable raining on and off throughout the day. We made the most of it anyway.
For dinner, we decided to eat at the hotel. The food was delicious! After dinner we headed back into town (we are only about 10 min by tram). We checked out the red light district, this time at night which was absolutely packed with tourists. The streets were lined with seedy guys, bucks nights, ...
... and any other thing that came our way in the centre of Amsterdam. We certainly brought beautiful Queensland weather with us, with clear blue skies and a good temperature for wandering aimlessly, with map in hand. this would have come in handy if Richard had it turned the right way!!! He eventually realised that, "the female thing" of turning the map to mirror the location, was perhaps not such a bad idea!!!!
... we were going but Jake and Kalia managed to get us there. We had some chips at the shop down stairs and then mountain climbed our way back up to our apartment.
Saturday 14th June - Rugby was on this morning so Kalia had found a pub in Amsterdam that would be playing it..... An Irish pub of course. The first half was not a good game but the second half we had it and the Allblacks kicked Englands butt once again. A couple of guiness didn't go ...
... a ferry ride to Marken where we were in for another treat.....we learned how wooden shoes were made. How can you go wrong with shoes?? It was fun to see how they make the wooden shoes....mostly with machines, but some of it is still done by hand as well. Once we finished watching the demonstration, we got to try on the wooden shoes. Very cool, but probably not something I could wear to work often! However, they did have some very nice ...