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... free shopping. Jess didn't handle the crossing particularly well and as such spent most of her time outside on the aft deck. We met up with Pinot, our Polish mafia bus driver and quickly began winding our way through northern France and eventually Belgium. Not long after we arrived in Amsterdam and we're taken to our hotel. Called the Botel, it is a converted ship docked at a harbour in the north of the city. Although it was locked in place, the movement of ...
... as well, we had just done a bit of shopping in Edam so did not do any shopping in Volendam at all.
After a nice lunch in Volendam, we headed out for the last stop on the tour, which is an old fishing village called Marken. It was about a 20-25 minute drive to Marken. All vehicles have to park in a general lot just outside the town, as it is mainly a pedestrian town. It's a very cute town which is basically sitting on an ...
... But with out a doubt, the most breath taking of all was Rembrandt's Nightwatch. Words really fail to describe this magnificent masterpiece.
After this, we wandered the halls for a little more, and found the oldest known European Artefact found in Australia. This is the pewter plate was nailed to a post in October 1616. In 1696 it was returned to Holland by Williem de Vlamingh.
After the Museum we ...
... and there is such a great atmosphere about the place. People were sitting out the front of their houses in the sun, drinking wine and looking out to the canal. The restaurants & bars had crowds of people milling out on to the streets but the atmosphere was buzzing rather than rowdy. Amsterdam was a lot more laid back and a lot less tacky on a whole than I had imagined it to be. I'll definitely be going back, not least because I did not ...
... to visit the Rijksmuseum , unfortunately didn't have time for that. After my husband's bike ride we met up and walked to Vondepark. There was concert going on and one of the local rock bands was performing. We enjoyed a beer while listening to their music. We visited Anne Frank House and of course also had to check out the (in)famous Red Light district.
Our next stop was Rotterdam where Tour de France was to begin. After a short train ...