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April 23rd 2007
Published: September 30th 2017
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Geo: 52.3738, 4.89095Woke up and grabbed a hot chocolate before heading to the grocery store. I gotta admit - I just like going to grocery stores when I travel. They had a self-serve bread slicer - for some strange reason I found this interesting. Perhaps it was the lack of nutrients the past few days. Tto rectify this, I bought a bottle of orange/kiwi juice and coconut yogurt for now and a Chi... Read Full Entry



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A whole street of Brazilian and Latin American steakhouses. I never did try any of them out - this was probably the epicentre of the chiquita scene in Amsterdam.
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The outdoor cafes at Leidseplein. It isn't right now, but it's usually packed with Dutch hotties.
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I liked Amsterdam so much that I opened up a souvenir shop. It's the place to go for afro combs and creepy blue-haired dolls. I carried chocolate and gelato at one point too, but I ate all of my inventory.
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A smartshop - where you can get any kind of magic mushrooms or herbal items. Pretty liberal here, aren't they?
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I've been debating whether or not I should shave my head again, or keep the hair. Perhaps this is the perfect compromise! What do you think?
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Cool, a pre-packaged salmon meal that you simply throw in the microwave, complete with a little valve to vent steam. Yes, I know - I'm an engineering geek.
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You'd think this guy was playing the didgeridoo - but given that he's in Amsterdam, chances are that it's the world's largest bong pipe.
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You gotta love Borat! High five!
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The Royal Palace.
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Nobody seemed to care about these carnival games. Perhaps there would have been more interest if instead of stuffed dolls, the prizes were pot, bong pipes, or prostitutes!
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Amsterdam can be a dangerous place to walk if you're not paying attention. The trams and bikes are all silent modes of transportation and both share the same space as pedestrians. I almost collided with trams and bikes on several occasions. Of course, the near-collisions with bikes were actually me trying to tackle the Dutch hotties.
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The Magna shopping plaza - probably the coolest exterior for a shopping mall that you will ever see.
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I've finally found my birthplace!!!
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Interesting ... this shirt sleeve looks like an underwear's elastic waist band. Maybe it will result in you getting an entire-body wedgie.
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Amsterdam is the most bike-friendly city I have ever been to. I gave it a shot, but tumbled down into a canal and almost drowned. Good thing I had my water wings on.
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A painting of very happy-looking pigs - you'll only see this in Amsterdam because the artist was obviously high on pot when he painted these.
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That tiny little sliver of a building that is just wider than the window is the narrowest house in all of Amsterdam. It actually opens up to a much wider space inside - the house was designed this way to save money because property taxes were determined based on how much area of the house fronted the canal.
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Multatuli - considered to be the Dutch Rudyard Kipling.
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What better spot than the Jordaan district to chill on a bench and have a granola bar?
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See that little beam cantilevered out from the top of the house? It's used to pull up large items like sofas - it's much easier than trying to bring it up the ultra-narrow stairways inside. If you look closely, the house is also leaning forward a little bit.
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Check out the gap between the houses - the ground is fairly unstable so all of the houses have some kind of lean or tilt to them.



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