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Ahhhhhhhh, Amsterdam~

It’s November, and one must open one’s windows in order to cool an overheated room. This is when the uniqueness of Amsterdam wafts in, making me think back a lot of years, “Is that incense I’m smelling?”
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“Wait no, that’s pot.”
Amsterdam sure is aromatic.
And mellow.
I can see why they have so many incredible pastry shops, and people eating in them all night long!
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I mean they even have cannabis lollipops. I never liked pot when I was young, but breathing deeply in my room now, inadvertently of course, as I type this, does bring up the possibility that this might be more medicinal to me in my soon to be descending senior years. I seem to be feeling really relaxed……
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Amsterdam is unapologetic about pot. Here you can see oodles of it growing inside this historic old house boat in the UNESCO World Heritage Area.

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In Kinderdjik Holland one finds idyllic scenes like these windmills built in the 1700’s and still in use today.

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Holland is justifiably famous for its flowers,

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and it’s artists!

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Cheers to you from Vincent,

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Holland, and I~
(Sorry for the repost but this did not show up in my reader!)

Ahhhhh Amsterdam……

It’s November, and one must open one’s windows in order to cool an overheated room. This is when the uniqueness of Amsterdam wafts in, making me think back a lot of years, “Is that incense I’m smelling?”
DSC06182
“Wait no, that’s pot.”
Amsterdam sure is aromatic.
And mellow.
I can see why they have so many incredible pastry shops, and people eating in them all night long!
DSC06179
I mean they even have cannabis lollipops. I never liked pot when I was young, but breathing deeply in my room now, inadvertently of course, as I type this, does bring up the possibility that this might be more medicinal to me in my soon to be descending senior years. I seem to be feeling really relaxed……
DSC06206
Amsterdam is unapologetic about pot. Here you can see oodles of it growing inside this historic old house boat in the UNESCO World Heritage Area.

DSC06455
In Kinderdjik Holland one finds idyllic scenes like these windmills built in the 1700’s and still in use today.

DSC06443
Holland is justifiably famous for its flowers,

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and it’s artists!

DSC06205 (1)
Cheers to you from Vincent,

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Holland, and I~

Adios, Auf Weidersen, Adieu~

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It is tulip festival at the Keukenhof gardens outside of Rotterdam Holland.
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There are over 7 million tulips, spread over 77 acres of stunningly gorgeous gardens!
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There are many other ethereal flowers too.
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These are the most beautiful flower gardens I have ever seen,
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and they provide a peaceful and lovely retreat.
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We fly tomorrow to South Africa for two weeks self driving in the bush and will have no access to wifi for the next ten days, until we drive out of Kruger National Park.
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Look forward to reconnecting with you in about ten days from South Africa!
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Flying away, but sending hopes for health & cheers your way~ ❤