Monthly Archives: November 2014

Amsterdam – part 3

Today we walked across town to go to the Oudekerk (old church), but on arriving found that it was closed until Thursday. So we moved on to other things…yummy lunch at a little bar/cafe called Cafe Steven across from a … Continue reading

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Haarlem

For our first day trip out of Amsterdam, we took the train just 20 minutes out of town to Haarlem. Best known for the ancient Saint Bavo church (1520), it did not disappoint. The church was absolutely fantastic inside and … Continue reading

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Amsterdam – part 2

Sunday we spent the day near Javastraat, the Turkish area of town. It was definitely interesting, but not a full day of exploring. We ate Iraqi food though, which was like extra yummy Mediterranean food. Sunday night, following the advice … Continue reading

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Amsterdam – part 1

We finally rescheduled the rescheduled rescheduled trip and this time, the destination was Amsterdam. We arrived on Saturday after a long and nearly sleepless flight (rare for me, I can usually sleep anywhere). The place we’re staying is Dave’s step-sister’s … Continue reading

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