Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
... Spain game we decided to head back to catch the last metro home (we are married and sensible now remember) but couldn’t escape the almighty roars from every street corner as Holland was on the road to a 5-1 victory!
As we approach our final stop Paulie, now very bleary, drops another classic saying “can you smell that weed?” to which I reply, “baby, that’s US!”
... in). She was so lief and came back with some coffee and other household items that were missing. Her and dave hit it off immediately) Dave is such a good people person) with him offering to buy the place of her at one point. We then headed out to find some provisions, food and dinner. The reason this is an all in one post is because we didn't do hugely touristy things. Other than a wander though the red light district we mostly spent our days eating our way ...
... Museum, housed in an orphanage dating back to 1581. We learned some of the history of the city, then decided it was time for a break so we jumped on board a canal boat which took us on a narrated canal cruise of Amsterdam. Pretty sure Roger nodded off a few times in the warm sunshine. There are very few cars in the city, but it is crawling with bicycles, scooters, pedestrians, trams and trains. You cannot stroll mindlessly thru Amsterdam, or you'll be hit by a bike or ...
Today was another travelling day and it took a bit of coaxing to get the room mates up and they were a little worse for wear but we got down for breakfast quickly and even before most other people!
We had a long drive to Amsterdam and we slept for a good portion of it. We knew we were in the Netherlands when we started seeing the occasional windmill. Looked pretty spectacular. I thought they were similar to wind turbines generating electricity ...
... chatted until lunch time. We had a lot of catching up to do. Later Martin's cousin Jennifer her partner and 2 children came over and we had dinner together. It was a really great day and the farewells were a little emotional. Bryn is the last of Martin's mother's 2 brothers and 1 sister still alive.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting