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Gemakkelijk schoon hotel iets buiten Amsterdam. Trip naar de luchthaven is 25 min!
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... time in the wind and rain yesterday has taken its toll and my cold is back. I decided it was time for lunch. After lunch I decided I wasn't really in the mood for museums. I'd made the call earlier to stay one more night here, so there is always tomorrow. I ended up going for a walk and seeing where the road takes me. First place I stumbled across was the flower market. Only they didn't just sell flowers. They had all sorts of trinkets and ...
... and bright orange streamers adorned the shops and bars, with orange soccer jerseys and Tshirts filling shop windows, but the "footy buzz" just didn't seem to ooze from the folk. Reserved enthusiasm seemed to be the order of the day, even after Holland won their match.
By this time our legs were begging, "Please find a seat" and throats for, "A cold, vino or bier." A little tavern beckoned so how could one refuse. ...
Today I woke up quite early, feeling very excited. Today was the day of the Tulip - yes, I was going to visit Keukenhof, the famous flower fields in Holland. Only open for 8 weeks of the flowering season each year, Keukenhof boasts 32 hectares, completely filled with 700,000 tulips and other flowering bulbs. Whilst you can do coach tours to Keukenhof, these only give you about three hours to wander around the beautiful gardens. That's nowhere near enough if you're an ...
... Quiksilver in Amsterdam! It was cool to go in there and check out the different things they had. I had a chat with the shop assistant and told him I worked for Quiksilver in NZ (it didn't get me any extra discount though) but the bag was already 30% off so that was a bonus! Once I got my bag we caught a taxi back to the hotel.
It was nice having a chilled out afternoon. I double checked I had all my documents and everything ready for the next day then I had a ...
... in our hotel for the next 4 days. We arrived at 10:00 and our room was not yet ready (it wasn't supposed to be ready until 15:00). We left our luggage with the concierge and headed into Amsterdam. Our travels took us to Madame Tussards Wax Museum. The museum has some very life like wax figures but also some that are obviously statues and only bear a limited ...