Hotel the Golden Bear
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The museum was one of the better ones we had visited on our trip. We joined the tourists out the back for a snap with the Amsterdam sign. That’s me on the D.
... University of Amsterdam is spread out all over Amsterdam, there isn't just one campus but most of my classes will be located within one building called Roeterseiland (Roo-Ters-Eye-Lind). When I first arrived I thought I might be able to get away with just walking everywhere (the thought of riding a bike around in this hectic city terrified me), but my classes are about a 35 minute walk away ...
... surfed in your life but for some reason you decide to give it a go, on your own.
2. There are no instructors, no hand rails, you have no clothes on and somebody has waxed the board with soap.
3. You can't see the waves around you, which means you're effectively blind, so you can't prepare for any surges or rolling.
And that's pretty-much it.
Oh, sorry, there's one more thing..
4. Aside from being ...
... we are wanting to freshen up before going out we will have our toiletries with us! (hints for would be bus tourists!!!) The Eurostar whisked us through the English countryside, across the Chunnel and onto Calais and Lille and eventually to Brussels where we were met by our coach and driver, Antonio. The freeway took us to Amsterdam in about 3 hours. A visit first to a diamond place ...
... and didn't go for very long. We did another loop and decided we'd head off home. It really was freezing. We got back to the room and warmed up and relaxed for a bit. Around 5pm we got hungry so went for a walk back to the central area. We visited the Greenhouse which was packed and spent a bit of time in there. We did some more walking and found the pasta place from last night where we ate again. Their pasta is so fresh and amazing. We wandered slowly back to the room ...