Die Raeckse Hotel
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... room, we wandered a while, and then toured the Corrie ten Boom house. We both were familiar with her story, The Hiding Place, but to sit in her living room and hear of her family's commitment to helping those who needed a place to stay, Resistance workers or Jews, and to see the very small actual hiding place used when there was a risk, was very sobering. It was also good to be reminded that she was 52 when she was imprisoned by the Nazis, and her next 35 plus ...
... to the conclusion that Amsterdam doesn't lay claim to some of the outstanding grandiose architecture of other European cities, but it's winding tree-lined canals and quaint, tall, slim buildings exude their own peculiarities welcoming one to wander, taking in whatever unfolds. Most of these buildings are listed as 'monuments' ('heritage listed), and must be maintained according to their original character. At a closer glance ...
... a little strange. Then they had horses in a little barn area, but for no reason just because of tradition that they transported the beer but they don't do that now. They had a game room so we played some fooseball, they had a room that played all of their commercials, we took some photos with a background and made a music video, it was a lot of fun and very interactive compared to the others. In every city we have been in there is a place called Wok to Walk. Which is a ...
... I marched in, looked the wait staff in the eye, and smiled. I headed right for the back, right to the toilet.
Ta da! I was in, and there was no way that they were going to stop me. Feeling much relieved, I practically skipped back outside singing. As far as I know, nobody ever suspected, and I was able to enjoy the rest of the day in peace and harmony. I suspect that the veal croquettes still have yet to find their way out of the kitchen.
... well, you know. Music
is going to be awesome in this city for the next week as all the big DJs will
be here for the once a year event which starts tomorrow.
Arriving by train in Amsterdam this time was really nice. Made a dash for a Starbucks near the station
for some free wireless. There’s a lesson
here somewhere about being so connected all the time, but in Berlin and on the