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... break. It animation here is film of Claymation, so we’ve moved from Terry Gilliam to Wallace and Grommit … but it was still fun. No words this time, but we still spend a number of minutes watching each little building. On a large screen, they showed Claymation people working, then, at the end of the segment, a real person walks in and places some shrubbery on the top of the miniature house. Cute touch.
The fourth room upstairs has a giant doll ...
... train from Antwerp, quick tram scuttle ride to our accommodation, then the fun begins!
We meandered around for HOURS, people watching and trying to escape the bikes, (they seem to rule the roads, or should I say pathways). We had thought about hiring a bike, (what were we thinking, broken teeth, or perhaps bones?). Bikes are everywhere, it is bike city. The canals are absolutely stunning, (one could lurk for hours and just breathe and take it ...
... We stayed in Amsterdam for three nights and had two full days to explore the place thoroughly. As I have stated above our hotel was pretty average so we tried to go out as much as possible.
To be concise, we did the following in Amsterdam:
- visited the Anne Frank house;
- strolled around the red light district;
- took a scenic boat ride around the city;
- visited the Heineken Brewery; ...
... read the entire blog from there. Someone else suggested making the first post (start of trip) a sticky post, which will always be the first post on a blog, if you want it to be like that. That doesn't really solve the problem of chronological order though because the most recent posts will still come under this sticky post and I think, make it confusing for readers.
Sunday and Monday, the test website that I'm working with, on Gerrit's server, went down. The problem was ...
In der WG laeuft alles super. Mit Caro (aus deutschland, die auch mit
mir studiert) und Carla (aus Amerika) verstehe ich mich echt super. Wir
sitzen eigentlich jeden abend zusammen und quatschen und erzaehlen uns
was wir den tag ueber so gemacht haben. Zum gluekc haben wir unser
schoenes wohnzimmer. Carla baeckt die ganze zeit. Jeden Tag. und dann
packt sie uns immer muffins ...