"Amsterdam - that smell that lingers..." Amsterdam by JessH
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Amsterdam is unique. It's lovely, quirky, naughty & nice all thrown together, and somehow the mix works really well!
The smells my title refers to are the herring, the cheese-shops, the public urinals, the canals and the dog-s**t - the tulips alone aren't enough to make the city sweet-smelling on a hot summer's afternoon, but I think it belongs to the city's character and charm, just like the tilting houses that made me ask "Are those houses really falling-over or am I still stoned...?"
UPDATE 2007: Did you know that apparently the Dutch are the world's tallest people in modern times?
Even I felt like a "shortie" here! hahaa!
My fiance lived in Amsterdam for a year whilst studying at SAE: School of Audio Engineering.
The famous canals of Amsterdam
- Pros:Nice museums, parks, unique architecture and of course "coffee" shops!
- Cons:In summer it's a wee bit smelly, in winter the strong wind can tear your face off!
- In a nutshell:Definitely one of Europe's best cities to visit
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