Amsterdam Mini meet-up march 2008
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Spending my time before the meet-up
I went to Amsterdam for two days and again it was great to be there.....I went by train again and I took the train from Leeuwarden around 09.30 a clock in the moring...I came in Amsterdam at 12.00 a clock....First I went to the hostel nearby the Vondelpark were I went before during my stay in Amsterdam....I had a litle problem.....I did not had my ID with me....I was sooooo happy that they were fin for now with it, but only for this time.....When I put the Bagage in the room, I went to the 9 streets for a longer piek, nice stores .....I had contact before with Ket, because we were planning to go for lunch.
'De Negen straatjes' are located in the hart of Amsterdam, in a part of the old city center......There are nice stores and for anyone something.....There are also nice lunchrooms and bars.....I went for the lunch to 'van Harte' in the Hartenstraat.....It was a great place to be and the lunch was very jummie! During my walk my feet started hurting....I had for for me not easy boots on heyhey.....Afther that I went down to a place up to 'de Dam' were I had met Ket with his nice, modern haircute....It looked great! It was already 3 PM so we went to a place nearby the koffiehuis, "Smids" were I met the others at 4 PM.....Later on Jos called me from the trainstation and he went also to the place Ket and I were drinking.
At 4 PM we were at 'smids' Koffiehuis nearby the trainstation...and YES it was the place we had meet- up for the first time during the Amsterdam meet-up in januari...Walking down the stares was killing me...Ketjuuuuuh was teasing me a lot and made a fun of me...hihi....It was funny.....I said that I had so much respect for Marloes who walked and shopped the whole time on high hiels......WHoooooo......We sat there till 5.30 PM. It was a small group, but now I had the change realy talk with everybody....A lot had so many travel experience like Dennis, Johan, Rudolph.....It was interesting hearing about there adventures.....We had a few drinks over there and it was great meeting new people there.....I knew Johan, Ket and Suat from the meet-up from last januari.
We took the tram to 'de Pijp' were the restaurant was....From the outside it did not looked like a reastaurant, but inside it was great...whooooo....The foods was great and you will read more later on in my review! We had a table for 10 persons and we swiched sometimes so we could talk with other people.....It was a great group and not big, so I got the change realy get to know the people...I talked a lot with Max from Italy.....I have plans for Rome so it was for me very nice to know more about Italy.....It was very interessthing....I also had a great talk with Anna about a lot subjects, a very sweet girl and only girl with me during the meet-up.
Lounge bar Barca
Afther the wonderful diner with the group we went to a bar lounch in 'de pijp' called "Barca" It looked red from the outside and I did get our Atention......We did drink a beer and I had a Bailey what I realy like! The first people left around 23.00/ 11 a clock in the evening.....We did tryed to get Dasje (Dennis) out of her, but he did not come and could not make it afther all.
Who were at the mini meet-up on the 12th of march....Koffiehuis, 'Smids', Restaurant 'BAZAR' and Lounge bar 'Barca'
Dolfijn - Anna, PK313 - Max, Dennis-D - Dennis, Sweetski - Rudolph, Ketmaster - Ket, Johan0604 - Johan, Jos-Nijenhuis - Jos, Suat - Suat, Wendyveer - Wendy
Back at the Hostel 'Stayokey'
I came back at 23.30 and went to my room...I had a room again with 20 other girls.