"Amsterdam" Netherlands Things to Do Tip by lukec

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A country within a country, Amsterdam is something special in the Netherlands. If you ask the Dutch, many of them will prefer some other city to Amsterdam, especially because its reputation draws people of various qualities from all over the world. If you'd get to know a true Amsterdamer, you'd be surprised though how this media image of 'European drug capital' distorts reality. It's mostly foreigners who puff around the coffee shops and stroll around the streets of the Red light district. My experience of Amsterdam is a bit unfortunate, because on our both 2 trips to the Netherlands Irena and I failed to do Amsterdam justice. So my memory of the unofficial Dutch capital is but a glimpse of what this city has to offer.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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