Category Archives: Amsterdam

Off to Rotterdam, Dammit!

The train station in Haarlem was beautiful, with mosaics that looked almost socialist. There was some confusion in the Haarlem ticket office about how my Eurail pass worked. I had to run back and forth between the office and the … Continue reading

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I amsterdam: Touristing in the City

On Sunday I wasn’t planning on doing too much, but the sun was out for the first time since I arrived and I couldn’t waste it. We take our sunshine for granted in Southern California. I decided to take a … Continue reading

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I amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum

Mechanical flowers installation at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam from Studio Drift After Banksy, I went to check out the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam’s modern art museum. As pretty as they are, I did not fall down these stairs. They are featuring an … Continue reading

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I amsterdam: A Day at the Museums

Friday was a cloudy day, and after another breakfast of eggs benedict I headed to the museums. I took the city bus, and the driver yelled at me for not understanding that you need a special card to wave in … Continue reading

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Freak Valley Fest in Germany: Another European Adventure Begins

After visiting Italy last year, I figured it would be years before I had another opportunity to travel. It’s really expensive. But then Bob’s band got scheduled to play a festival in the western part of Germany and built a … Continue reading

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