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... and I must say they looked quite depressing. But most of the canals looked very pretty, very Amsterdam!! One thing I will always remember are the bikes and how difficult it is to cross the roads, because bike riders don't seem to take any notice of road signs. You really have to have your wits about you. Went out to a Thai restaurant for dinner and it was delicious. Have just realised this should be the entry for the 20th, not the 21st. Not sure how to change it so it ...
... prevent window breakage.
Saw Anne franks house. There was a huge line so I didn't go in, apparently 3 hours is the norm.
Heineken experience. Its sort of like a museum, its sort of like Willy Wonka's for alcoholics. The original Heineken brewery has recently had some money pumped into it and has been transformed into a tourist attraction. Its a walk through starting with some history, then onto how the beer is made. Each section ...
... village with windmills and a demonstration of the modern (using 80 year old machinery from Germany and France) method of making clogs. As we already have a pair of clogs, I wasn't temped to buy some for myself, although the variety displayed there was amazing. We were on a short timeframe, so raced around to see the "old village" and the windmills. Time enough for some photos, and a quick look in the diamond shop - once ...
As the early morning sun streamed through our window, we woke to a ship-wide wakeup song through the PA and a breakfast announcement in Dutch, then thankfully, English. Laying in bed looking at the weak sunlight over the open water was quite the lovely sight so early in the morning. After a breakfast buffet of eggs, bread rolls, strange yoghurt and even stranger meats we were ready to disembark. Leaving the ship, we boarded a train to Rotterdam, fairly sure that we ...
... I walked my friends back to their hotel, and went upstairs to get my work clothes. After what turned into a lengthy discussion about something, I realized that it was after midnight and that my tram had almost stopped running. While in theory I could have walked home, I would have had to go through the neighbourhoods that come to life at night, and not in the best way, so I decided to have to an impromptu sleepover and head home the next morning.