Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
... with their funds. The Dubai Police department is known for having the most exclusive police cars in the world. Google it: "The superfleet includes a Mercedes SLS, a Bentley Continental GT, a Lamborghini Aventador, a Ferrari FF, a BMW 5 series, a Chevrolet Camaro, a Dodge Charger, and a limited edition Aston Martin One-77". Among others. They expanded to a Bugatti Veyron and a McLaren for instance. Still in 2008 Dubai needed a lot of funds from Abu ...
... a bit on that area but as Joanne commented, it is still hedonistic. There are lots of "smokers bars" and stores selling special seeds and mushrooms and still ladies in the windows, although clothed (bikini beach style) but from reading, the numbers of all these places have been reduced.
Once again the weather was getting cool and rainy and we had covered a few miles so we called it a day.
I think our overall impression of Amsterdam ...
... the floating flower market which was a disappointment. I was expecting rows and rows of colourful tulips but instead what I saw was rows and rows of bulbs! I wanted to send some of the prettier ones home but I wasn't sure that they would make it through customs.
That afternoon I met two brothers from Armidale and three Welsh girls who were staying in my room. We all sat around for a while talking and sharing stories then the Welsh girls ...
... Forth. We stopped in at several villages once of which had a very secure harbour. I was fascinated by the huge tide even here. The boats had the double keels to sit evenly when dried out. We eventually reached North Berwick and got out to explore. It only got to 14 degrees so in spite of our thermals and jumpers we still felt the piercing westerly wind off the water. Just preparing ourselves for Geelong weather!!!! We had to stop and pat the ...
... it all up as we went to get a good look around the town. One of Matt's mate recommended us to go and eat on the top floor of the library as it had great food and a nice view of the city. In the afternoon we decided to head to Vondelpark to chill out and have a picnic where all the locals do. It was good and I even saw a 'beer bike' which is the equivalent of the 'pedibus' that I work on in London. One of Matt's best friends Shane, was in Amsterdam with his wife Claire so we went to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet