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... I’m sure if you had an eye for a good buy you could pick up some great bargains, however, we were very restrained and didn’t buy anything as much as we would have liked to. We visited the Vermeer museum and spent an interesting few hours learning about this most wonderful painter. Vermeer was born, lived all his life and died in Delft. His paintings reflect his love of this beautiful town as well his fascination with light and at the museum ...
... the true "red light" attractions. Yes, the ladies of the night (but this was during the day), were standing in the window/doors waiting for customers to enter their small rooms (yes, we could actually see their rooms, but not their actual work). Some of them were on very small alleys and others were readily visible on streets. No pictures allowed.
After lots of walking and exploring, we head back to ...
... of whats to come.
Of course whenever there was turbulence I'd freak out and go into mini-panic modes, but for the most part It was pretty uneventful, some things I noticed up until now:
-Even when I'm trying to speak in a low voice, I'm still too loud for Dutch standards
-In Florida all the major highways and busy areas are around the beach and then it starts to get less crowded the more inland you go. I was so surprised to see the shores of the Netherlands ...
... are made. Then visited the clogg shop.
Drove to Amsterdam around the Grachten Gordel (canal belt that surrounds the city centre)
Went over the Heerengracht and Prinsengracht. Wanted to visit the Anne Frank house, but there was a long queue of visitors. Saw the Royal Palace on the Dam Square.
Walked through the Red Light District. Our eyes nearly popped out of our heads.
We then ate kroket, another traditional ...
... than your freshmen dorm room . We would climb up five flights of spiral staircases each day to reach to the top of our Parisian apartment along w the stairs of notre dame, montparnaisse, arc de triumph and the Eiffel Tower. We climbed lots of stairs but ate lots of baguette and Nutella and crepes in the process. Yum. Next out journey took us to Spain where I fell in love. I spoke the language and thrived. We spent our nights in Madrid and did a glorious pub ...
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