Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
Another fun-filled day, starting with our first time using the tram system. The trams run all over the city, are faster than buses, cheaper than taxis and a great way to get around easily. Once we figured out the right tram numbers and directions, off we went!
Sidebar: this has become a vacation of planes, trains, and cars...and boats and trams!
Our first stop today was the Bloemenmarkt, the largest of several flower ...
... English, at least they claim not to. These countries do not cater to English speakers. I am amazed that so many people are traveling on their own when almost nothing is written in English. So much braver and adventurous than I am.In Germany our tour guide made me so thankful that I had freedom growing up. My friends did not spy on me. The religion or lack there of was another interesting fact. One of the guides said that more young ...
... but we weren't going to challenge the national average for consumption - over 20kgs per head! We also don't want to feature on Border Security trying to bring in contraband, so could only look on with desire.
With a few moments to spare before wandering on by foot, I found Liam a rip-off toilet - 0.70 euros is a bit steep, even if the lady proprietor does a 5 second look-see to make sure all is tidy for the next person. Juls and Eva had meanwhile picked up ...
... lit up and look almost Christmassy especially in the dark. I couldn't believe that the canals have no railing or anything by them, you could just walk in, not that you'd want to. The pavements are super wide as they have a built in bike lane. It's crazy, bikes are everywhere, they have their own car park and line the streets. You literally have to watch for them, you get past the cars and then you have to get past the bikes. They actually cause ...
... boarded the ferry and made our way out of England and over to Amsterdam. The ferry was interesting, the trip only lasted for 90 minutes, the food was terrible but I downed a Ribena, jammed packed with vitamin c! So worried about getting sick on this trip. We finally arrived in Amsterdam after a pretty fun bus trip! I slept, listened to some great tunes, and we played a speed dating game where everyone moved down the bus ...
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