Spring 2012
Amsterdam Adventure
April 10 - April 24, 2012

 

Click your date of choice below

this works a lot like the Whos In Town page

   
       

    = Event of some sort on this date                = Toke & Talk

 


 

 

April 10, 2012

Travel day IAD 5:15pm - CPH 7:15am

 

 



 

CPH 8:15am - AMS 9:45am

April 11, 2012

 

In Town
ftcarer
, DRA, DjTri, Trad&KeyChains, Skyrat,
FroggyStyle
, FlyByNite

 

Events
11:00am Voyagers FlyByNite
BodyWorld

 


My old buddy Frog is on this trip with me.

Arrived in town around 10:30 or so.

The flight over was another flight, no better or worse than most.

The Voyagers T&T worked well enough. DRA and gapie were in attendance.
I noticed gapie 50 feet from the door and another 12 across the shop.

 


Some Strawberry Bliss from Voyagers
and their menu is posted on the Coffeeshop Menus page.

Yep, went for some bud porn right up front.

 

Not finding many crashed bikes or umbrellas ( it is a sunny day ),
I went for crashed boats which seemed to be in an abundance.

    

    


Please notice the sunshine in Amsterdam.


 

As promised an SPC ( Slow Paced Crawl ) began from Voyagers.

I wanted to drop a bag at Utopia, DRA wanted to check Greenhouse Effect
for his Swiss friend, and gapie wanted to be at 1e Hulp by 1:00. DRA got as
far as Greenhouse Effect, his friend wasn't ready to take on the day quite
yet, so he stayed to assist him.

If you are ever on a crawl and need a cat wrangler, gapie is your man.

From Greenhouse Effect we did a look in to see if I recognized anyone
at de Kuil ( 420 cafe ), Utopia ( bag drop and toke ), Grey Area,
Funky Monkey, and lastly 1e Hulp and almost on time.

There we met toker31 and his friend Heather. We Toked and we Talked.

I was beginning to get the first day jet lag burnout thing going. Gapie and
I worked our way back across town to Utopia, where I promptly fell into
a deep and restful sleep.

Day one complete

 



 

 

 

April 12, 2012

 

In Town
ftcarer
, DRA, DjTri, Trad&KeyChains, FroggyStyle,
FlyByNite, partytime, hestia

 

Events
4:20pm de Kuil ( 420Cafe ) FlyByNite - Birthday Burn
BodyWorld

 

I turn 65 today, I am an official senior citizen now.
That and 89 cents will get me a cup of coffee at 7-11.


Sunny morning in Amsterdam

 


Bike cue on Nieuwe Zijds Voor Burgwal

 


Not open this early but the shop cat was there,

 


Pussy in the window guarding the shop.

 

 


Just up the street from Grey Area. I'll bet you could get a beer here.

 


I want a Jaguar XJ12 to play with. Oh that's right Santa pays
old folks no attention.

 

 


This guy must be starting to think I am a regular.
I see him quite often.

 


These folks will get some of my business before I return home.

 

As a part of my morning stroll around Amsterdam, I took pictures of

Scoots of Amsterdam

 

    

 

    

 

    

 

    

 

    

 

    

 


I really like this gold beauty.

 

 



 

April 13, 2012

 

In Town
ftcarer
, DRA, DjTri, Trad&KeyChains, FroggyStyle,
FlyByNite, partytime, hestia, craig_ulsterman, stuart1976

 

Events
6:00pm Voyagers Trad&KeyChains ftcarer
BodyWorld

 

Moving to Haarlem day.

 

First we will have a little wander around Amsterdam.

 


For Betsy, you cow liker you, some cows Amsterdam Style.
If you want the full size image, click the picture.

 

Very first one of the trip.


A nicely crashed bike

 

An Amsterdam warning message

 

 

Another example of some messed up Amsterdam signage


WTF!

 

This was found floating in the canal by TAK's neighbor.


Good find I would say

 

Before leaving Amsterdam I got some more

Scoots of Amsterdam

    

 

Scoot Locks The handlebar to the helmet hook is a new one on me.
They don't seem to mess around with their locks either.

    

 

Scoot model in a store window, with sidecar.

 

 

This is the way the streets of Amsterdam are paved, one brick at a time.

 

 

Welcome to Haarlem

 

 

Looks like this scoot had a slight altercation

 

 

Excellent supper in the raw

 

It sure feels good to be in a home rather than a hotel

 

The path to one of my outdoor sanctuaries

 

 



 

April 14, 2012

 

In Town
DjTri
, Trad&KeyChains, FroggyStyle, FlyByNite, partytime, hestia,
craig_ulsterman, stuart1976, islandgurl, philly-Rich, Lemming, DanFromUK

 

Events
12:00 Noon Birdy ( Haarlem ) FlyByNite
Meet at Haarlem Station Burger King 11:30 - 12:00
4:20pm Utopia stuart1976
BodyWorld

 

A beautiful sunny day met me as I awoke this morning.

 

Up and out to the station for my noon T&T at Birdy.
stuart1976 met me at the station Burger King. We waited
a few more minutes to see if anyone else would show up.

No other takers, so we did the five minute walk to Birdy.
The next hour was spent toking and talking. It is nice to get
to know folks a little better. Gives one a feel for who that
person posting on the forum really is.

stuart1976 has a T&T planned for this afternoon in Amsterdam
so we headed back to the train station. He left for Amsterdam,
I for a bike ride around Haarlem.

 


Nice wooden boat on the Spaarne

 

   
The flower sellers on the Grote Markt had plenty of stock.

 

I head south to see my old buddy

He has grayed up over the years.

 


This old rooster has his pick of the hens.

 


This deer had a couple of bird friends picking bugs off him.

 


A tired sheep getting some sun.

 


This was Napoleon's Netherland's get away.

Turn 180 degrees and you see

The park across the way. This is where my friend the llama lives.

 

Being that the bulb fields in the area have already been harvested
I set off on another of my paths on a quest for flowers.

 

 

 

 


I did find a few

 


This wooden bike will have to suffice for my scoot picture today.

 

Special pix for my friend Mike.

   
From an auto shop a couple blocks from the house.

 



 

 

April 15, 2012

 

In Town
DjTri
, Trad&KeyChains, FroggyStyle, FlyByNite, partytime, hestia,
craig_ulsterman, stuart1976, islandgurl, philly-Rich, Lemming, DanFromUK,
inuslar, jt's mullered

 

Events
9:00pm Nes Lemming
BodyWorld

 

Good Morning Haarlem

 

Sunny morning again.

 

Last night Nol invited me for coffee this morning. This should be interesting.

 

Louisa's garden is starting to fire up.

 

 

This bush is well on it's way.

 

 

Weeds are out too.

 

 

This duck seems ready for spring. I think that's her egg in the bank.

 

I have no idea.

 

The morning coffee with Nol was interesting. The planning for
the cannalympics was well underway and event devices were
being constructed or procured.

 

The Mirror Joint rolling event under construction.

 

Warning: Large files.

A new Haarlem coffeeshop map  ( 10meg )

Cannalympics play sheet ( 8meg )

 

After the confab with Nol, including an invite to a 4/19 party, I
headed up to Birdy.

 

This is Haarlem Station if you ever need to know what it looks like.

 

The Birdymobile was parked across the street.

 

Yes, Frog made the trip.

 



 

April 16, 2012

 

In Town
DjTri
, Trad&KeyChains, FroggyStyle, FlyByNite, partytime, hestia,
craig_ulsterman, stuart1976, islandgurl, philly-Rich, Lemming, DanFromUK,
inuslar, jt's mullered, n4tur3, yogibear, Colina, ACDlurker, Rob_OG

 

Events
10:00am Voyagers yogibear
BodyWorld

 

I don't care if they do punch a whole in the middle, I can
recognize a coconut macaroon when I see one.

 

A few more for Mike.


Check the upholstery


Volvos from two eras.

 

 



 

April 17, 2012

 

In Town
Trad&KeyChains
, FlyByNite, hestia, islandgurl, philly-Rich, Lemming,
inuslar, jt's mullered, n4tur3, yogibear, Colina, ACDlurker, Rob_OG,
BigGuy&theboy, obligon, Smokerstoo, Heather, Nimrod, matty223, BlueBerry,
Uncle Ron

 

Events
11:00am 1e Hulp Trad&KeyChains
10:00pm Nes Nimrod
BodyWorld

 

This is officially my day to do next to nothing.


This should keep me occupied for most of the day.

 



 

April 18, 2012

 

In Town
Trad&KeyChains
, FlyByNite, hestia, islandgurl, philly-Rich, Lemming,
inuslar, jt's mullered, n4tur3, yogibear, Colina, ACDlurker, Rob_OG,
BigGuy&theboy, obligon, Smokerstoo, Heather, Nimrod, matty223, BlueBerry,
Uncle Ron, rigsby420, Smirks, Wyndham, Occasional Bowl, murphyscafe, Arsonist,
gromit
,
griff9

 

Events
1e Hulp 10:00am Wake & Bake Arsonist

BodyWorld

 

Day trip to Amsterdam today.


The palace without scaffolding.

Some Turkish dignitary is visiting. I assume that is why the extra
guards at the palace.

                  

 

 

Siamese crashed bikes - joined at the chain lock

 

 

Utopia's cat resting comfortably

 

 

Desert Eagle from Resin


Bought for the name, it intrigued me.
It is Power Plant with a slight cross of something else.

 



 

April 19, 2012

 

In Town
Trad&KeyChains
, FlyByNite, hestia, islandgurl, philly-Rich, Lemming,
inuslar, jt's mullered, n4tur3, yogibear, Colina, ACDlurker, Rob_OG,
BigGuy&theboy, obligon, Smokerstoo, Heather, Nimrod, matty223, BlueBerry,
Uncle Ron, rigsby420, Smirks, Wyndham, Occasional Bowl, murphyscafe, Arsonist,
gromit
, griff9, kkchome, SD72&Hemlock&snoopd72, spirex, hulldj, Tranquilised,
Drugsbunny, Cisco

 

Events
6:00pm Basjoe hestia
BodyWorld

 



 

April 20, 2012

 

In Town
Trad&KeyChains
, FlyByNite, hestia, islandgurl, philly-Rich, Lemming,
inuslar, jt's mullered, n4tur3, yogibear, Colina, ACDlurker, Rob_OG,
BigGuy&theboy, obligon, Smokerstoo, Heather, Nimrod, matty223, BlueBerry,
Uncle Ron, rigsby420, Smirks, Wyndham, Occasional Bowl, murphyscafe, Arsonist,
gromit, griff9, kkchome, SD72&Hemlock&snoopd72, spirex, hulldj, Tranquilised,
Drugsbunny, Cisco

 

Events
1:00pm Voyagers ( meet for boat ride ) gapie
4:20 de Kuil ( 420 Cafe )
No Weed Pass demonstration
BodyWorld

 

 



 

April 21, 2012

 

In Town
Trad&KeyChains
, FlyByNite, hestia, islandgurl, philly-Rich, Lemming,
jt's mullered, n4tur3, yogibear, Colina, ACDlurker, Rob_OG,
BigGuy&theboy, obligon, Smokerstoo, Heather, Nimrod, matty223, BlueBerry,
Uncle Ron, rigsby420, Smirks, Wyndham, Occasional Bowl, murphyscafe, Arsonist,
gromit, griff9, kkchome, SD72&Hemlock&snoopd72, spirex, hulldj, Tranquilised,
Drugsbunny
, Cisco

 

Events

Cannalympics in Haarlem
Flower parade evening Haarlem

BodyWorld

 



 

April 22, 2012

 

In Town
Trad&KeyChains
, FlyByNite, hestia, islandgurl, philly-Rich, Lemming,
n4tur3, yogibear, ACDlurker, Rob_OG, BigGuy&theboy, obligon,
Smokerstoo, Heather, Nimrod, matty223, BlueBerry, Uncle Ron, rigsby420,
Smirks, Wyndham, Occasional Bowl, murphyscafe, Arsonist, gromit, kkchome,
SD72&Hemlock&snoopd72, spirex, hulldj, Tranquilised, Drugsbunny, Cisco

 

Events

Noon Birdy ( Haarlem ) to Grote Markt for flower parade floats
Canalympics - Haarlem
BodyWorld

 


There were some people there,

 

    
Including some girls on stilts.

 


A few friendly frogs.

 


A very tall ostrich.

 

Oh, what kind of parade was it?

A Flower parade.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Uh huh, Frog was with me.

 



 

 

April 23, 2012

 

In Town
Trad&KeyChains
, FlyByNite, hestia, islandgurl, philly-Rich,
n4tur3
, yogibear, ACDlurker, BigGuy&theboy, obligon, Smokerstoo, Nimrod,
matty223
, BlueBerry, Uncle Ron, rigsby420, Wyndham, Occasional Bowl,
murphyscafe
, Arsonist, gromit, kkchome, SD72&Hemlock&snoopd72, spirex,
Tranquilised, Drugsbunny, Cisco

 

Events
1:00pm Voyagers Trad&KeyChains

 

 



 

 

April 24, 2012

Travel day AMS 6:55am - CPH 8:20am 1:20pm - IAD 3:00pm