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Wednesday, December 3, 1997
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Amsterdam, Netherlands:
Latitude: 52° 21' 51" North
Longitude: 4° 54' 52" East
Altitude: -12 feet
From Seattle: 5617 miles
Lodging: Friend / Family - Rob and Natsuko

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Today's Travel:
Country: Netherlands
Region: Holland
Weather: Sunny

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Me, relieving myself Amsterdam, Netherlands

Me, relieving myself Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Trip Stats to Date:
Day: 237
Linear Dist: 42001
Countries Visited: 17
Regions Visited: 89
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Hotels: 40
Friends / Family: 80
Camping: 35
Hostels: 57
Transit: 25
Beers: 965
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Journal Entry:
My first day in Amsterdam was spent like a local. On a bike. Rob and I rode all over Amsterdam, and even took the ferry to North Amsterdam. Amsterdam was meant to be seen on bike, there are no hills, and every major street has a seperate bike lane.

Spent the afternoon watching Alien 4: The Reserection. OVer all I4d say it was pretty good, at least I never checked my watch!

Went to a diner party at Rob and Natsuko's friend, Isabel. It was a lot of fun, everyone brought a dish from thier home country. It was quite an international crowd (Netherlands, USA, Mexico, Japan, China, Ecuador, and Hungry). The food and company were excellent.


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