Amsterdam: Part 1

I arrived in Amsterdam late on Saturday night. I checked in to my room and went to sleep to get rested for seven days of Amsterdam touring!

On Sunday morning, I woke up and met up with a local! He showed me around the city and gave me an overview of the history of the city, and we went to a few of the main tourist attractions (Dam square, Red Light district, Central Station). Amsterdam is beautiful!

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After walking around with my backpack, I was ready to settle in to my next place. I met my host at a cafe, then we dropped my stuff off and headed to dinner at Coffee and Coconuts.

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Just my kind of place!

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We had a vegan feast! We ordered a vegetable and hummus plate, a fresh Lebanese salad, and a sweet potato masala. We could barely eat it all!

The next day, I did some touring on my own. I headed toward the museum square, and detoured toward the market.

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Passed by a promise of baskets of steamy goodness… I’ll have to go back there.

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I met all my tourist friends at the museum square.

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Then just wandered through the city.

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I stopped at Starbucks to get directions home from Googlemaps, and by the time I left, the sun had set and I got to experience Amsterdam by night.

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Amazing!

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It’s been a great time in Amsterdam so far!

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