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... I casually say to Sam and the others, "why are all these sauces named after dinosaurs?" At the time I thought this was a fair comment. On the tram ride home it soon hit me what I had said. It was then the giggles occurred for a good 5-10 minutes. I have never laughed for so long in my life. A very entertaining evening. I would just like to add that this was a once off because of where we were and I will not be making this a ...
... same it was actually really nice, minus the alcohol and it being cool and refreshing. I vowed I would make it back at home cos it was very enjoyable.
Stacey was still feeling the muffin so I googled how to snap out of it, it came up with many funny things but said to have a coffee or some sugar. So we ordered a coffee and put lots of sugar in it.
Turns out you just need to "get on ya bike" and get some fresh air. Once she started doing something active and the breeze was on her, ...
... single bed, but the towel is a large hand towel!
Went for a short walk to the local brewery - where that windmill is. Had a quick brew. Then walked to a supermarket and bought stuff for bolognese.
Went for a walk into Central Ams. I went through some of the red-light district. Every shop, well possibly every 2nd not including the food shops - so yep - every shop - advertised bongs, marijuana. I also ...
... to be more tolerant of certain things. The way everything is regulated helps keep crime levels down I guess.
That said, it was a bit odd to be in a culture that has this attitude of "whatever" towards weed and prostitution. More on that later.
I think the best way to describe Amsterdam, is as a really big neighborhood. It didn't really feel like a city. The buildings are all together and there's no skyscrapers or anything. When we got there I ...
Today's itinerary was a visit to the Rijkmuseum - a Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history in the Netherlands. It was closed for renovation from 2003 to May 2013. Arrived right at the opening at 9am until noon. Suggestion is to arrive early and visit the Floor #2 first, 1650-1700, which includes Rembrandt and Vermeer. This floor gets extremely crowded as the morning progresses. Arrive early or it ...
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