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The Netherlands early Summer 2017 – Part 1
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The Netherlands early Summer 2017 – Part 1

If you want to go to from Stuttgart to Amsterdam to Stuttgart and you do not want to spend more than 100€ you have a few options. Hitch Hike: Free but one can not be sure to arrive at the same day Ride sharing: Quite fast but you need somebody that goes both ways at…

Walking down Nieuwendammerdijk in Amsterdam
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Walking down Nieuwendammerdijk in Amsterdam

Nieuwendammerdijk is a dyke or dam in the Northern IJdijk between Buiksloot and Schellingwoude. On my way from the camp ground to Amsterdam down town I crossed it to get to the ferry. Nieuwendam founded in 1514 after one of the dykes broke. At the time the dyke lay between the IJ river and fields….

Cows and a few Pictures of Amsterdam
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Cows and a few Pictures of Amsterdam

Today Gerben took us to see some of the reclaimed land. The Dutch water management is like no other on the planet. There are pumps everywhere and water as well. Often you have on one site of the street water a metre below and on the other only a few centimetres from street level. Half…