Day of "the" meetup
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May 10th, 2008 – by: ashishrb
Post-breakfast, was time for Peter's tour of the city. Saw the castle, mayor's office, old town streets and back to Groenplatz where people split up to go shopping or whatever. I hung around with Peter at a metal bar, had a few beers and checked out the CDs at the music shop. Got me some coool wall hangings. I roamed around town a bit, walked to Centraal station and back through the shopping street.
Met the rest of the folks back at Groenplatz and we took the tram to the restaurant (Amadeus?) where we were booked for dinner. Dinner was gonna be a bit late so we hung outside at a cafe nearby. The Dutch group was busy talking about south asia and gross foods the locals eat there.. Ha! Meantime our British contingent finally made it there.
Dinner was spare ribs - all you can eat. Excellent and so filling! We took our time eating and drinking, and it was still damn cheap, well way cheaper than Dusseldorf anyway! After dinner, we walked back through town to a metal pub/bar. It was absolutely empty, so after hanging out there for a while we returned back to Groenplatz. Took a while due to people getting lost and all and some folks having messed up their living arrangement. But we ended up at the same club as the previous night. We sat outside mostly and later on went in to dance a bit.
I came with Peter in his car, with 3 other folks, back to his apartment. The count was about the same as the previous night. Had another obligatory beer before bed, and Peter also lit the peace-pipe which went around a couple of times. This time I slept inside, and it was much quieter (even Sylvie didn't snore haha).
-- Ashish Bhambhani
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