Mercure Amsterdam Airport
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I've been remiss and it's time to catch up.... Will work on a few posts now I'm on the Eurostar for an hour or two!
I didn't end up doing an awful lot in Amsterdam - I was still fairly average with my cold and could only force myself out once a day - the Wednesday to the Van Gogh museum, and Thursday to the Rijksmuseum. Though actually that's not 100% correct as I also managed a wash/blow dry of hair... That day I was sick enough to think the effort ...
... you have to have your head on a swivel looking for traffic. It was a nice change riding the bikes today and we were able to see a lot of the country side.
We stopped home briefly before going to the supermarket and doing a shop for dinners and various meal. We have a full kitchen and freezer here so were making the most of it.
We relaxed for the remainder of the night the tv has something similar to sky. First time we have been able to watcg tv here and understand ...
... before another 3 million miles to boarding gate. Actually thinking about the passport control bit, we were ushered into the Priority Queue little realising that it was the No Bloody Priority At All Queue and if we had lined up in the "everyone else" queue we would have been through much quicker!
Still now on the plane sitting in a large comfy lie flat seat but staring at a blank media screen.
Bit bored now. Mezze starters followed by ...
Smooth flight to Frankfurt. 2 hour layover then headed to Amsterdam. First experience of different tastes... students ask for "regular" water and got carbonated water which the flight attendant said was the "regular " water German's liked. They needed to ask for non - gas water. Tea was main hot drink :-). Coffee was by request.
Got in ...
... they would cancel my booking if I did not contact the hotel to sort it out. I did email the hotel but received no response as I was too busy having a good time in Berlin! Then they emailed to say the reservation was cancelled! I rebooked but with the same issue, and, based on experience, I blamed HSBC Brunei, and emailed my PA in France ( AKA my mum) and ask her to book it with her more acceptable European card, but same result, and ...