Europe 2019 retrospective

For my Europe trip this year I decided to head off to southern France and bypass Paris altogether, and to finish off the trip with a couple of days relaxing in Amsterdam.

Overall the weather was pretty disappointing, most days were cloudy but not too much rain thankfully. Towards the end of May the weather started to get better with one day in Amsterdam being nice and warm (and I even got a bit of a tan!) but I think my next trip would need to be June (but need to avoid all the school holidays).

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Le Pub, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

It was my final full day in Amsterdam, and Europe, for this trip and the weather started to turn for the better so I decided to grab a ticket for the hop-on, hop-off canal boats and just relax while watching life along the canals.

After the first circuit I jumped off at the stop Prinsengracht / Leidsestraat and walked south west until I hit Leidseplein where there are a heap of restaurants and pubs. I grabbed a seat outside at Le Pub looking out onto the plaza.

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Café de Sluyswacht, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Last year when I was in Amsterdam I visited Café de Sluyswacht a couple of times as I liked the view over the canal and there’s a reasonably good choice of beers.

After my visit to Beer Tasting Room In The Wildeman I was heading back to my hotel but decided to have a pitstop on the way.

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