Vadim arrives September 10 by car from Brussels
Vadim stays in the Freeland Hotel, Marnixstraat 386, 1017 PL Amsterdam,
Tel. 20-6227511, fax. 6267744
Thursday 12 : tour of Utrecht, the fourth biggest city in the
Netherlands, with lots of old buildings, nice museums and pleasant
Thursday, lunch : Victor Consael de Paris. An enormous range of pancakes
and poffertjes, with everything from cheese to curry and from sugar to
Thursday, dinner : Ajanta. The best Indian restaurant in Utrecht. They
have the usual tandoori and vindaloo stuff, but many other kinds of food
as well, including dozens of vegetarian and vegan choices. The meat they
use is from free-range animals and they even have meals with very few
Friday 13 : tour of Gouda, a town with a wonderful medieval centre.
Included are bus tours of the country side, with a stop in the small
town of Oudewater if we feel like it.
Friday, lunch : I don't know any special places in Gouda, so we'll just
see what we can find. If we're lucky, we may get a seat in one of the
Friday, dinner : Marienberg. This is located in what used to be a
convent. They do vaguely medieval food with funny names. Everything's
very good, they have vegetarian dishes and I think they even have a real
Saturday 14 : Amsterdam: [Marina:] I don't know exactly what Mik has
planned, but one of his ideas was "gay shopping". If you need books, toys,
or a fresh supply of lube, you can buy it in Amsterdam.
[Mik:]Instead of shopping we could do a trip on a boat through the canals
and do one of the museums.
[Marina:] Saturday night, Mik wants to take the men to a
[Mik:]Well, that's the party where I want to go, but I probably won't
go there before about 1am, so we have to whole evening to do
all the other bars/clubs. There are trains from Amsterdam to
Utrecht all night long.
[Mik:]We're probably gonna have dinner at La Strada that night, so if Marina
knows how many people there will be she can make a reservation.
Sunday 15 : depending on the weather : a museum or a side-walk cafe
(or both) in Utrecht
Sunday, lunch : Navratilova or one of the Grand Cafes
Sunday, dinner : I haven't decided that one yet. I noticed yesterday that
on an early Sunday evening most restaurants are almost empty, so we can
probably choose on the spot.
End of Euro.con programme
September 16, Monday
Vadim leaves for Berlin, train leaves Amsterdam CS at 9:14 AM, arrives
Berlin Zoo 4:32 PM