Then replace the towering rows of casino/hotels with century-old churchs and castles, add in canals including houseboats, and fill the streets with Trams and hundreds of bikes. Do not forget, though, to put swarms of tourists on the pavement taking selfies and, taking more selfies. Amsterdam, the first impression.
The Southbay native/guitar hero arrived here a day earlier. Due to my previously-mentioned late arrival, he had to check into our Airbnb on his own, which is a sail boat docked near Centraal. Not necessary the kind you'd have a coke party on, but the rugged interior offers a surprising comfort complete with a moderate rocking motion. We have arrived.
Although I booked the boat, Danimal is driving the rest as he has been coming here periodically since childhood. He also has an insider tips on places, and these work beautifully; we killin the foodgame. (Kinda) in chronological order;
Just when this is shaping up to be a good food blog, let's wrap this up and move onto the other adventures of #danimalandshinja on the next post. Also, an entire thread regarding beer culture. Stay tuned.
Soundchaser/two-time Independent Music Awards finalist. Currently travelblogging at #beatvagabond and working on new material.