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... a maze of canals and then to a diamond factory.
Optional tour in late afternoon which took us to a old style cheese maker, a traditional clog maker and then to a working windmill. The windmill is 360 years old and still made of the original timbers with large wooden gear wheels. The guide, who is Dutch took us on two walking tours of non tourist locations which was very interesting.
Group dinner in the hotel ...
... are noisy, polluting, and not sustainable in the long term. After this lecture, we came up with action items that we are interested in accomplishing both in the short term and more long term goals for down the road. This exercise really inspired me to start planning out the future I want for myself, and to ensure that I continue any advocacy efforts after being a little burnt out last semester. I realized how much I want to make a difference in bringing ...
... yet quietly curious tourists that wander down the streets of the red-light district keen for a goosie and to oberve the action from afar. The Jo's (and I am sure Josephine's on occasions) are the curious individuals that go one further than a goosie and step inside the to visit a prosi for a quick 15 and an expensive 50euro debt to their name. The prosi's are as different as the bikes roaming the streets. Big, small, fat, thin, old and new.
Amsterdam is one of those places that is full of suprises, everywhere you look, every pedal you push, ...
... 11:40, but then the taxis pull up and apart from 2 or 3, everyone is on good form. 20 minutes later and we’re each wearing an inflatable clear plastic bubble with only our shins and feet protruding. Our instructor (30 year old Louis Van Gaal) tells us to my relief that this will be much more like human billiards than football with some schoolyard games like taking penalties while Dan and Mandeep bend over in goal. Inevitably, Dan, Mandeep ...
... and attracts over a million visitors. There are over 7 million bulbs planted - tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, crocus - in colour co-ordinated beds and displays. It will be truly spectacular in another week or so. The tulip and orchid indoor displays were terrific and the variety of blooms!! - awesome.
For a complete contrast we did the guided night walk through the red light district. Lee was a most informative guide, telling us every aspect of life ...