Amphora Bed and Breakfast
Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
... shut off boarding. When we landed in Amsterdam we also had to walk about a half mile to get out of the terminal, so we got some exercise.
Amsterdam is as beautiful as expected. The cab ride to our hotel, which is in the central part of the canal area, was interesting because of all the narrow one way streets the driver had to turn down to work his way to the hotel. Lots of bike ...
... and trams zooming all around kept us on our toes. After the stress of attempting to cross one street after another I saw a Herring stand. In my book I had read how this is a specialty and famous in the area naturally I had to try some. Well I was imagining some dried little fish almost chip like, boy was I surprised to receive this basically raw slab of fish bigger than my hand with some onions and pickles on top! I was so in shock Linda and I were speaking a mix ...
... gave me horrible first impressions. I thought one was a player who thought that he was all that and a bag of chips, and I thought the other one was a good-looking aloof snob. The “player” is actually the sweetest person imaginable who is not only brilliant but incredibly modest with a sheepish smile, and the snob is one of the funniest gentlemen (in the truest sense of the word) I’ve ever met, with a subdued, dry sense ...
... nord. I have a first class ticket to Amsterdam - because that was all I could get... Nice. I'm on Thalys and it's all easy really. About 3 hours and 40 minutes and I'm in Amsterdam. The service was divine, the children that talked non stop the whole way wasn't! So many people, bikes and cars..... The motel isn't far from the train station so figure I'll walk. The problem is I don't have a map so it just makes it a bit more interesting. I eventually find it after a ...
... river at high speed. There were long streaks of water coming off the faring and along each side of me. Had someone been able to capture this on camera it would have looked like something from a James Bond movie.
After about 100 or so miles in this mighty storm the rain finally eased and I decided it was time to fill the tank and stretch my legs.
The temp so far had been anything from 9 Celsius to a rather chilly 3 Celsius. The heated grips were for sure on and most of ...
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