Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
... Then onto the main event, The Heineken Factory. Even the kids had a great time. Lot more to it than I thought it would be. Had a few samples much to kids amusement. Then pizza for dinner. Off to Vlaardingen tomorrow to visit family . Looking forward to it. Am driving so should be interesting.
Till next ...
... a farmyard of hungry hogs, making quite the racket.
"Walk quietly & carry a big stick." ~ Theodore Roosevelt
When first we enter any new place, strangeness abounds. And yet, we are the strangers. The second time, it's already kinda familiar, & it's familiarity may just remind us of home. Maybe not our home, but certainly somebodies home.
"I'll talk to strangers if I wanna, cos I'm a stranger too!" ~ Randy Newman
This exciting ...
... their apartment one evening. Book publishers and music aficionados, they are perhaps the coolest people we've ever met. Hundreds of books line their shelves and grace their tabletops, while the other FORTY-THOUSAND sit in storage. Peeta taught us a ton about the art of music production.
Jos and Geis, Caroline's parents, drove an hour from the town of Gorinchem to say "hi." Full of spunk and sweetness, they are also two of the most wonderful people I know. ...
... was extraordinary! I took photos I will post soon. It is hard to explain it in words really, but we saw many famous works which was wonderful! Also, got to see a Monet in the mix! The Museum is absolutely worth visiting. His famous painting “Starry Night” is not there, though. It, of course, is held at the MoMa in New York City. I did learn something new; Van Gogh voluterily admited himself to a physciatric facility. I picked up a few ...
... point of view. You could definitely tell that the city was built around at a time where streets were not important. Everything is based around the canals and the streets were just thrown in afterwards. After our hour long cruise, we made our way back to Centraal to grab our stored bags and take the train back to Schipol to catch our next flight. This one was a 10 hour flight to bangkok, not a 12 hour one like we thought we had. Thank god. And that is where I am writing this ...
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Oud-Zuid, Amsterdam | Innfrom $120
Oost en Watergraafsmeer, Amsterdam | Innfrom $78
Centre, Amsterdam | Innfrom $69
De Pijp, Amsterdam | 2 star innfrom $72
De Clercqstraat 115, Amsterdam | 3 star innfrom $147