Monthly Archives: July 2021

Amsterdam – State of the Red Light District – Part 6

Notes from the old man in the attic. Terry has to go to his job, night shift at Hunters. We sat goodbye, will be in touch. See you next year . . . I hope. This trip has been too … Continue reading

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Amsterdam – State of the Red Light District – Part 5

Notes from the old man in the attic. Terry shows up right on time. We leave the Torenzicht Hotel and pass by workers welding on the 3D bridge a few doors down. They’re attaching it to the ground I suppose. … Continue reading

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Amsterdam – State of the Red Light District – Part 4

Notes from the old man in the attic. I get up at a nine, have breakfast and go out to take a look around. First thing I see is the canal and litter floating on it. Whee, the people. Makes … Continue reading

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Amsterdam – State of the Red Light District – Part 3

Notes from the old man in the attic. The draft beer here is great, Heineken of course. I look around and notice I’m the only customer, just me and Anna, the master bartendress who speaks six languages and is capable … Continue reading

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Amsterdam – State of the Red Light District – Part 2

Notes from the old man in the attic. Someone tells me it’s a fifteen minute walk to customs, but I don’t see it—so many people. I pass an immense, single file line of people waiting to check in to another … Continue reading

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Amsterdam – State of the Red Light District Part 1

Notes from the old man in the attic. I spend a few days in Amsterdam each year, except for the last year. Covid kept me home. I’ve missed making this trip. I always enjoy it and have friends who occupy … Continue reading

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