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TravelPod Member ReviewsKing Hotel Amsterdam
So we went to the nearby Bulldog to take advantage of what you take advantage of in Amsterdam. Totally awesome location in Leidseplein. Hotel was originally built as a 17th century canal house where Mata Hari used to live. Small quarters but private bed and bath. I remember the stairs being really small and tight.
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... exist, no, they are not pretty,) as does a man in an inflatable penis suit, we learned, and decided there was no way we could club there. We did get some cocktails (first tequila sunrise that i've actually tried, though I've made some) and got some shots. Then we went to "disco dolly" for about 3 hours, which was enough for most of us, and I got back around 4am. I thought I would be a wreck the next morning, but I actually felt pretty good.
The next day, ...
... the UK. On our return to the van, we pack for our flight the next day before a shower, dinner and Grand Designs at bedtime.
More rain greets us when we wake, but we have chores to do anyway so we get ourselves ready and get moving. As Ruby will be parked up for a number of days, we have to empty her of water, waste water, waste and any perishable food. After all of our chores and some spring
cleaning, we make tracks to the airport and fly to the UK. S ...
... a shared an order of Flemish frites (fries), then shared a chocolate-drizzled Belgium waffle and cup of hot gluwein (mulled wine) for dessert. What a feast!
We made our way back to the B&B and decided we couldn't fight our exhaustion any more. So, at 7pm, we passed out. Dang jet lag! Maybe we will beat it tomorrow?
(Note: this post was written at 1:30 am while I was wide awake. Johnny is fast asleep. Again, dang jet ...
... awarded toll privileges to the settlement, which implied city-rights. Because no earlier documents are known, 1275 it is seen as the founding date of Amsterdam as a city. In the 14th century, the local fishermen began exporting their herring to Hamburg, trading their catch for beer. In 1341, the Amsterdam traders acquired a privilege for a monopoly of all beer exports from Hamburg to Holland and Flanders. In return, they carried textiles to Hamburg ...
Hello all! So with Semester at Sea, there are a few ports where students have the option to travel independently from the ship and meet at the next port. This is what they call an "overland." I took advantage of this, so while the ship went from Antwerp, Belgium to La Harve, France, I traveled with a group via train from Antwerp, to Amsterdam, to Paris, and ended in La Harve. The entire group I traveled with consisted of 6 girls and 3 other guys. It was a ...