Thursday, March 18, 2010


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I got back from Amsterdam yesterday, I hardly took any pictures, but here are a collection of what I did take, Some drawings and some receipts of places we went to. Me and my Boyfriend had a great time, Id totally recommend going there for a short break. We sussed out the trams and buses pretty quickly and visited so many places. It felt like such a whirlwind though, with so much we wanted to get through in 3 days. I didn't even get to go to the KattenKabinet, which was a cat museum. We did see lots of kittys though so I was happy.

Anne Franks house really surprised me as it was so much larger than i imagined. I always thought it would be like a actual attic, and a lot less like a small flat. I really liked how they kept all the original posters from Anne's room. I didn't get to see the diary as the room was being redeveloped. That was the main problem about our trip, Loads of places were either closed or partially closed because they were being updated. The Rijksmuseum was partly closed and the Stedelijk was closed completely.

Other than places of interest all we did was drink coffee and sit by the rivers. It was really relaxing. The atmosphere in Amsterdam is so different from other cities Ive been too. Everything just seems to work, Even if it does seem a really crazy place initially. We learnt quickly not to walk in the bike lane! Me and Ivor became obsessed with the Fries they do over there. So nummy and the mayo is to die for. I think I've put on like 5 lbs when we were away from them alone! The food is amazing over there. Such an electic mix of different cooking styles.

Id defiantly go there again, Id love to go look at some more of the shops as we didn't have much time to do that. The only things I bought were a Van Gough Lunchbox, Two mac eyeshadows (Gleam and Amber lights and a quad. There were so many little boutiques id have loved to have a rummage round, But alas, time was not on our side!


14 comments:

  1. Those photos are amazing, I really admire your photography skills! Glad you had a lovely time, Amsterdam is somewhere I'd really like to go and you've made me want to even more!

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  2. Really nice ephemeral post, in the words of Louis Balfour. "Nice!"

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  3. Aw I am so glad you had a great time! It really is a lovely place, with all the bridges and bikes! :D

    I loved the Anne Frank Haus. It was so moving.

    x

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  4. wicked photos. going there later on this year. can't wait (:

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  5. Aw you look so lovely with that flower in your hair! Looks like you really had a blast, I wanna go visit Anne Frank's house too!

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  6. Amsterdam is on my list of places I want to go, it looks like you had a lovely time! And I love your style :)

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  7. I'd love to go to Amsterdam one day, totally jealous. The photo of the cat is amazng, and you look lovely!
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  9. pretty pictures (: looks like a really good trip, i'd really like to go there! x

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  10. Sounds like you had a great trip. I would love to visit Anne Frank's house.

    Gaining five pounds is a sign of good times, lol.

    Love your blog <3

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  11. drinking coffee in foreign cities is awesome. i have yet to go to amsterdam but it's on my to-do list. love the warm photos. i need to get a nice camera like that, my trusty digital doesnt really make toasty pictures.

    xx fi
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  13. Hi! I love your head piece! You look lovely!

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  14. thats awesome you went to amsterdam:) I live in Amsterdam;) next time go to the 9 streets (vintage, little cute stores). have a great week!

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