House Boat Di Irene Swier
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... opening onto the roof, no heating, and a window that would not fully close. In Amsterdam in December. Yes, I slept fully clothed, with my down jacket on under the duvet. To be fair the Russian guy on reception did pour a lot of bleach down the sink, as he said the problem was the sewerage... It was marginally better smelling after that. He couldn't do anything about the window though, so there was no way to keep out the cold ...
One horrible sleep later I had woken up several times during the night. I decided to give up on sleep and spend my time instead on grooming and packing. After my two roommates and I had groomed ourselves and showered we went down to meet up with our tour groups waiting in the courtyard. 20 minutes later the busses turned up and we had to go inside to get our luggage checked (under the 20kg limit) Mark and I where let through because we had backpacks but we later found out ...
... yet I almost felt like I was home, the place I came when I was twelve, now being twenty four, every twelve years almost to the exact day I have landed here. I have blood relatives here, I feel like I almost belong. All my stress seems to disappear, the hard partying is over now, Topdeck isn't too far away which I'm very much looking forward to. I'm still dreaming of doing a tour across northern America, so many people to visit there and things to see, it feels like the perfect ...
... a city more our speed than London. Love all the bikes, fewer smokers by far, and much more pedestrian friendly. So far so good!
Fri Jul 25
-woke up at 5 so just decided to get up and do some planning. Laura slept through til after 7 and I was jealous. But came up with a good plan for the day.
... with very little regard for road rules or pedestrians, plus being on the wrong side of the road it's all just a little confusing. You can tell the tourists that have chosen to hire bikes as they inevitably end up on a collision course with something or someone.. Found a nice place for tea called Humphries where we entertained the waitress with our use of the Australian language. Mostly everything is listed in both Dutch and English but ...
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