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Amsterdam and raining all day and grey skies for the first time today.
We left our apartment in Amsterdam and walked outside.A local shop owner of an upholstery company took pity on us with all the heavy suitcases and phoned for a taxi which arrived within 5 minutes.We were whisked off to the docks and were able to board the APT River Cruise ship the AmaDante at around 11.30am.
Snacks and ...
I'm waiting at the airport for my flight to Amsterdam. This place seems like a bit of a cluster****, but to nowhere near as stressful as the Toronto airport with the different terminals via bus. I'm now in line for my flight to board. I'm scanning the passengers to see who would likely emerge as a leader on an island if the plane crashes. This looks like a **** bunch. I would likely form my own tribe & call it ...
... to start. We walked back across town and started our search, deciding our furthest point would be the street of the Anne Frank house. We saw pizza, hot dogs, and bread, but no Indonesian food. We turned south and eventually arrived at the Anne Frank house. Mom had been in years ago and I would have loved to go, but my claustrophobia was an issue. So was the L O N G line. In my heart ...
... headphones, and set out to see some nice art. And there was lots of it. Van Gogh, Rembrandt, and Vermeer to name a few. I finally got to see Van Gogh's self portrait which was really nice. And then going through and seeing paintings and sculptures from the 15th century was really amazing. So many awesome things. The audio tour only covered about 10% of the museum, so I had to go about reading the rest like a sucker. Oh well, it was worth it. After the museum I walked back to ...
... and some go back to the 17th century. Some are monumental, some known, and some everyday. Again, we spent a lot of time in this room, taking it all in.
The last room upstairs is a model of much of the inner-canals. On the video screens behind play videos of Amsterdam: boat races on the canals, bicycles being dredged from the depths, the gay pride parade.
From here, we went downstairs, where there are three rooms, which tell you a bit ...
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