Van der Valk Volendam
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... turnstiles that everyone was scanning to go out, so I held my breath and walked through - no alarms. Then all I needed to do is cross the street to the hotel. With all the tourists freaked out by the rain, all the people and all the construction this did not seem trivial - I could not find the entrance. So as I was walking up and down the block saw a guy puking ...
... for Victoria to get home with the list of required items for me to make dinner for her. It's one of the best ways I can thank her for opening her home to a strange American girl whom she'd met only once!
We had a lovely meal and shared a bottle of red before settling in on the couch to continue the Modern Family marathon accompanied by a few more spoonfuls of Nutella.
I thought I would be out like a light, but I found ...
... in the actual seats went for 75 euros, you could see just fine while standing. I watched for a good bit as various people came into the square – queens, jesters, horses, etc. I eventually got tired (they had to announce everything in three languages – took forever!). I walked the short two blocks back to my hotel, and realized that the parade actually started up the street from my hotel, so everyone was walking right in front of it. So, I stood ...
... some clear air soon. I came upon a large square. There was a carnival going on. Obviously Easter festivities went into a full carnival of Spring. There were rides and side shows and lots of places selling European junk food. Then I saw Madame Tussaud's on the corner. I whipped out my map and I was in Dam square. The big building behind the ferris wheel was the royal palace! The royals don't live there. They live in The Hague. I strolled around for a while. The ...
So a group of us language assistants decided a while ago that we wanted to visit Amsterdam, and the day finally came! Me and Steph stayed over at Chris' house for the night, and spent the evening watching Friends and laughing together, which was lovely. In the morning we were up very early, ready to catch the long train to Holland. We met Jenny in Düsseldorf and travelled together on the ICE train - a much faster and much nicer version of the trains I've been ...