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Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
... care of ourselves. Many more New Year's ahead of me to make up for this poor one!
The thing that got me through the night was calling Scott back home and talking to him about everything. Scott put reason into my head and calmed me down, he also made sure I got home safely and in one piece.
One highlight was all the fireworks people displayed in the streets, very different to Australian culture as there was no advertised fireworks and people made their ...
... on average in the
world and while soft drugs are not legal they are tolerated. You can
get high just walking the streets.
understand there is only one wooden building left after a big fire a
few centuries ago at which stage it was ruled non wooden buildings
were to be erected. One third of the Netherlands has been reclaimed
from the sea and the focus is constantly on keeping and claiming
more. They hope never to have tsunami as a ...
... the time (rather than escaping to our rooms) and everyone was just lovely. We had so many good nights just sitting around in a big circle talking or making up silly games. Although there were times I would have liked to stay longer in various places, the tour delivered on what I wanted - to get a taste for a range of places I wouldn't necessarily want to travel to be myself (and as a bonus, I'm awesome at sleeping on buses!) Favourite destinations? Istanbul and Dubrovnik for ...
... stage, then you can see the official horses they use and their history, them you got the "be brewed" , bottle your own beer, DJ at a fake club, test out our pouring skills (I happen to be a pouring champion), watch the old commercials and the new ones, and taste 3 free beers before heading into the official merchandise store. After leaving we ate lunch and went to Starbucks. I was able to use my partner discount which was cool.
... much like a bathtub attached to a beautiful old building. Sometimes the idea of “new” for the sake of “new” is pretty silly. Can’t say I dig the bathtub building, although it is kind of funny. The exhibit was good, although I was a bit overwhelmed and tired, so it is hard to really single out anything as great. There was the usual cast… Rauschenburg, Kienholz, Mondrian, Klein, even a bit of Picasso and Matisse. Luckily many museums ...