B & B de 9 Straatjes
Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
Only a few more days, and then......I am ready to fly to Buenos Aires, the "Paris" of South America! :-)
A lot of things to pack, not only warm clothes for freezing temperatures, but also prepare for tropical heat in Brasil!
Speed course Spanish (and Portuguese for Brasil) and I am ready to go :-)
We had 3 days in Amsterdam and we had a great time. Amsterdam was kind of like Copenhagen, but more canals, more bikes, and more "liberal" leisure activities. It is a really fun place.
We managed to do and see a lot. It's a compact city which is easy to get around on the tram network. We stayed in the Jordaan area at a small B&B run by a local guy Jasper. It came highly recommended to us by others who have stayed with him (Rich, Gladman) and they were right. He was a nice guy ...
... what a douche he was. That was the end of a very busy day!
Our fourth day in Holland and we were again to spend the day with Hans. We started off with a trip up to see another of Opa’s brothers, John. He lived on a small hobby farm about an hour away. We had lunch with him, enjoying many cheeses and a few croquettes. Gem enjoyed hearing some stories of her Opa growing up. Hans and John made constant reference to the similarities of Gem and her Oma. She was ...
... food. Stockholm less bikes, less colourful.
... layout, which was hard to decipher or even the preconception of the layout. So walking through the actual hidden annex clarified the living situation. Also, the famous attic was closed off by plexi glass; however, they stationed a tilted mirror from the bottom of the steps into a hidden pathway. In this position, Anne was able to sneak a glance at the sky in early mornings through the tiny sun roof of the attic. The mirror was tilted such that you viewed what ...
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