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... bottles in the streets. Just a bunch of tourists trying to experience something you can only do in this city. However, the people of Amsterdam pretty much avoid both of these two "luxuries".
On the opposite spectrum of that, we also visited the Van Gogh museum. It was much bigger than we thought and very interesting. There was also a Edvard Munch exhibition (The Scream) where they compared the two artists and some of their works side-by-side. After visiting this museum and ...
... was it was back to front. Unfortunately she was too quick for a photo. (She boxed my ears for telling you that).
The day continued in a very lazy fashion. Mumsy just loves river cruising. Great being able to loaf on the bed with a laptop on our knees as we view magnificent scenery and medieval castles. "Perfect" she says. (There isn't even room for a seat in our room).
Every time we emerge from our cabin the crew spot her ...
... br> I wandered round the canals and stumbled upon Vondel park (turns out it was like three roads from my hostel), the weather wasn't great but I sat by the pond with my book and read for awhile just relaxing. then journeyed to the Amsterdam sign for the all necessary selfie in front of it, it was great to see it in person when it is easily the most recognised sight of Dam.
Decided to head back to the hostel for food and ...
Overnight the weather broke and we have cooler temperatures and we are actually having to wear our jackets. Today we started our day with a Rhine River Cruise. Seeing all the old castles, small towns and fighter jets made this a great experience. We were treated to apple cake (slices) and coffee/tea that was delicious. ...
As we were walking around town we stopped to take pictures on a bridge with the locks and the young man that offered to take our picture was from Canada with brother going to U of M. Small world.
Dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe and the end of a busy day.
Heading out at 8:00am to our next country, Germany. Our first stop there is Heidelberg.