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... free! The guide went through every room explaining its original purpose and what had been done with the room since. In the main hall there was a map of the "known" world on the floor. Australia was there (New Holland) but it looked a bit funny, Oz and PNG were kinda combined in a weird way. After the Royal Palace, I headed over to the De Nieuwe Kerk (the new church) which is about 600 years old. This is where Dutch royalty get married ...
Had a sweet deal with the bossman to leave work early to make it to the airport on time... Unfortunately leaving work early was not really required as the plane ended up being delayed by an hour and a half- very boring waiting at the airport alone!
Anyway, I finally arrived in Amsterdam with Jess's travel information in my back pocket... unfortunately it didn't have a stop number for where to actually catch the ...
... bikes and went to Rijks museum, which hosts an incredible collection of dutch artwork, colonial treasures and relics from the heyday of dutch power. After the museum we took full advantage of having our bikes and explored amsterdam canals, parks and neighbourhoods, stopping off for a dutch lunch and apple pie along the way. That night holland was playing Mexico, so as the day progressed more and more revellers were emerging and streets were being transformed ...
... soup and empanadas are terrible. Oh well. We finally decide to see what all the fuss is about and take the tram to the Red Light district. What a tourist attraction! There are families with children, men and women, young and old walking through the allies lined with red neon light all staring into the windows where girls stand in their bikinies. So strange. After a whirl around the neighborhood, we head back to the hotel for the night.
... a touchy ******* - get on his wrong side and you're ratshit.(boom-boom).
We decided that we would largely give the restaurants a miss here. Each afternoon, after our little moment of relaxation by the canal-side, we would raid the cheese and bread shops - plus other little delights that we'd spy - and retreat to our apartment (near the canal area - great spot) and have our own little feast.
We did do a little ...