Timeline of the day:
7:30am: set off from hotel at St Goar
10:50am to 11:35am: service stop
1pm to 1:50pm: Chees and Clog demonstration
2pm to 2:05pm: photo taking at a local windmill
2:20pm: arrive at hotel in Monnickendam near Amsterdam
2:45pm to 5:30pm: walked to explore Monnickendam
6pm: dinner at hotel
7:05pm: set off for tour of red light district in Amsterdam
8pm: optional sex show
9:10pm: visited sex museum, then bought supper at Febo
10:45pm: gathered to take contiki bus back to hotel.
Spendings of the day:
Postage stamps: €1.76
Lunch at service stop: €13.49 (schnitzel, fries, tart)
Toilet: €0.50 + €0.30 + €0.30
Food at Monnickendam: ??
Sex Museum entrance fees: €3 x 2 = €6
Fries from Febo: €1.60
Milkshake from Febo: €1.80
Burger from Febo: ??
|food at a service stop in Netherlands|
|Wiener Schnitzel :)|
|Clog making and Cheese tasting here|
|Talking about Cheese|
|clog making demonstration|
|a rubbish "bin" for drivers and motorists|
|Our hotel room at Monnickendam|
|view outside our ground floor room.|
|ducks just outside our room|
|Nearby town of Monnickendam, within walking distance of our hotel|
More info on Monnickendam on wikipedia
|cats on window sills...|
|hungry...waiting for food|
All the fries I've eaten in Netherlands are all SOOOoooo GOOD!! When you are in Netherlands, do remember to eat their fries...
|Kroketten (Croquette) Must try!!|
|inside the croquette|
Then we headed back to hotel...for more food! haha...
And we are off for a short drive to Amsterdam!!
|some weird car|
|Multi storey Bicycle Park|
|And more bicycles|
|Main street of Amsterdam|
|Red light district at the area behind these buildings|
More info about Amsterdam's Red Light District on wikipedia
|A very public urinal for the guys on the streets....A guy was actually using this while our Contiki group was standing next to this listening to our TM talking about Amsterdam.|
|Starting our venture into the Red Light district. For safety issues, it's best not to take photos from this point onwards during evening onwards.|
|Inside Sex Museum|
I've chosen the "safer" pics to post here.
|Inside the Sex Museum|
|Then we went next door to Febo to buy some takeaway for supper. Nice food.|
|Burgers at Febo.|
|our 2nd one of the day|
|Supper in our room with food from Febo. Nice burger, VERY nice fries.|