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... the museum area passing the Heineken Factory on the way. The museum area is beautifully laid out so much space, greenery and lawn. xxx buildings and the I Am Amsterdam sign. We didn't have the to go to the Van Gogh museum or any museum which was bad planning on our part (Aidan wasn't too concerned) however we went past it then walked back through the main streets and headed back to the apartment to collect our bags and head to the airport - back to Spain!Love to all ...
... us about the history of drugs in the city and how marijuana is technically still illegal but the police turn a blind eye. We walked around the red light district and he pointed out good and bad places to go. We ended up at the "Cannabis Cottage", a not for profit organization that teaches people about the drug, why it is misunderstood and will teach you how to roll a joint or use their vaporizers.
Adi, James and I went to see the Hangover 3 (wasn't very ...
Plane from KL arrived an hour early so we decided to head, by train, to Amsterdam itself and explore until we were due to leave by train to Brugge just after lunch. Baggage was placed in a locker at the train station and we were then free to have a quick look around, Of course we went to the Red Light district where window displays were interesting! We had time for a canal trip to get ...
Today was another family day. In the morning though I had some spare time so I went for a walk for about an hour around Halfweg/Zwanenburg. I do like the area near where Tante Trudy, not far from Amsterdam it has good country town feel to it. Shortly after I returned from my walk Tante Ali (mums sister in law) turned up and stayed for a couple of hours. During the day we also had visits from Tante Thea (mums sister in law), Oom Joop ...
... to talk to you. I was happy to see, however, that they all look like real people. Sure, some are thin, but most are normal height and size and not wearing a crazy amount of makeup. And some are even well-covered, although not many. (Also: this is a place you DO NOT take photos. It's understood. And if it wasn't, earlier in the day a girl from the castle got a red bull thrown at her head when she took a photo here.)
After that, we ...
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Gemakkelijk schoon hotel iets buiten Amsterdam. Trip naar de luchthaven is 25 min!
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