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... Arendsnest. The major beer attraction for visitors to the city is 'The Heineken Experience' , but, after three years in Brunei, with this being one of the limited selection of tasteless mass-produced beers available at the border, I wasn't going near the place! Having googled 'Dutch craft beers', I found the Arendsnest, which offers 300+ of them, in a tasteful canal-front bar with natural wood decor, no tv screen, board games such as ...
... beer is absolutely terrific by the way) but the beer that I had at this microbrewery is hands down the best beer I have ever had. The rest of the evening was spent walking around the city and enjoying the beautiful city by night.
The next day took the opportunity to sleep in a little bit in anticipation of the huge event that night, so in the late morning we left the hotel to enjoy a nice relaxing day in Amsterdam. The better part of ...
... but some of these artworks were very impressive, painted in the early 1600's and now I can claim that I have seen a Rembrandt and a Van Gough.
A great day experiencing the history and culture, but man my feet were sore by the end of the day.
Next off to Paris on the high speed train.
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... The shops were so interesting. It reminded me of key west because apparently the gay festival was the week before. Poor Dan missed it. (Note to his family... I now see what you were talking about). We seem to miss it everywhere. Manchester, Scotland and now Amsterdam. But the remnants remained. Rainbow flags hung everywhere. It was pretty at least. And the stores reminded me of key west. Little tacky tourist stuff to buy. Most of it involved weed, of course. Then there ...
... me up some risotto that she had cooked herself which was lovely- unfortunately I was late and didn't get to eat it when it was just ready to serve- sorry Jess!!
Jess's friend Luak then turned up for a chat- he seemed like a lovely guy from the French Congo- great accent and great body- Jess should have tried to get in there!
Then Jess and I chatted a bit about her latest romance and it was time for bed!