Amphora Bed and Breakfast
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If you get to chance to stay with a local in a city and veer away from the typical tourist attractions (even if just for a day!)...then do it! I was fortunate enough to stay with a family friend, Milou Bart in the heart of Amsterdam but also got to meet her family in Purmerend, the area where she grew up which is in the beautiful countryside about 20 minutes north of Amsterdam city. Milou's family own and run a Wine import company which has been operating for ...
... 10 minutes I was done. I honestly thought I was going to die. I kept looking the wrong way for the traffic, I couldn't make my bike go straight, I crashed into the curb. I was done. My bike riding days are over. Lol. We also stayed in the worst hostel/hotel whilst in Amsterdam too. Hans Brinker you ****** piece of **** lol. Oh I forgot to mention Cheese and Clogs. Lol. We had a little demonstration for how to make cheese and ...
... from the actual buildings. We take a walk through some of the old town. First is the Red Light district. Now Holland has a unique tolerance to marijuana. They have "Coffee Shops" where it is legal to sell, buy, and smoke pot. They actually have different types, flavours or whatever. Now those that know me, know I'm not into this sort of recreational use. So, as we walk by, I pretty much gag. I figure I'll gain about 10 pounds just on residual munchies here. These smoke ...
... since you asked so nicely. I really don't have a choice do I?" I said it jokingly and fully aware that it wasn't really an option to refuse the pat down. He replied, "We should treat others as we would like to be treated." I was even further impressed and thanked him again as I headed toward the airplane. After boarding the plane and taking my seat, I noticed there weren't many more people boarding. I then overhead some people talking about moving forward to better seats. That got ...
... they're going to clean them up. Likewise with the trams and buses - lumbering about the streets - beautifully efficient - offering courtesies everywhere and really providing no threat. It's the whispering death on two wheels that you've got to watch out for.
The footpaths have paving of two different colours - one colour's yours - the other one's for Eddie Mercyx and his lunatic mates. A distant - 'tingle' - then ...