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    Satellite Sports Cafe

    by BlueBerry_7 Written Nov 17, 2002

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    A sports bar that also serves a small sandwhich menu and has two big screen TVs. During the American football season, there are some games playing on Sundays, just later in the day because of the time difference.

    Satellite Sports Cafe

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    Amsterdam Beaches

    by pieter_jan_v Updated Jan 15, 2008

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    Amsterdam has 5 temporary summer beaches:

    1) Blijburg aan Zee
    This is a sandy beach on the new IJburg Island terrain. There is a beach café and a lifeguard.

    2) Strand West
    This is a wide sandy beach with a view over the IJ. There is the Cantina Mobilé restaurant and a lot more.

    3) Amsterdam Plage
    This is a small beach along the Silodam, a dam that streches into the IJ at the Stenen Hoofd.

    4) NEMO Summertime
    NEMO at the Oosterdok is a well-known museum and the view from the rooftop is great. Add some sand and water and it becomes even more delightful.

    5) Strand Zuid
    The harbour of the RAI Exhibition center has been changed into a beach with hammocks and terrasses. The A10 highway is not the best view, but you can enjoy the sun.

    Amsterdam Plage
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    Circuit Racing, Zandvoort

    by BlueBerry_7 Written Dec 10, 2002

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    Circuit Park Zandvoort, in the north of the town a short distance from the beach, used to be the venue for the Dutch Formula One Grand Prix motor race, but now it hosts only much smaller events. If you come on a summer weekend, however, you might find a Formula Three training session or a Porsche meeting under way

    Equipment: Zandvoort is bustling with people after a day at the race. The locals really get into this we noticed when the trains were packed like sardines on the way back to Haarlem!

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    Swimming - De Mirandabad

    by pieter_jan_v Written Feb 20, 2014

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    Amsterdam has several indoor swimming pools. The De Mirandabad is a public pool covered with a big glass dome. In fact there are 2 pools, a 25 meter pool and a recreational one.

    Opening times (recreational pool):
    Mo-Fr: 9AM - 9PM
    Sa-Su: 9AM - 4PM

    Tariff: € 4,00 (Adult)

    Equipment: Swimming gear

    De Mirandabad - Amsterdam
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    Ceiling of the Scheepvaarthuis entrance

    by nighthawk Written Feb 23, 2003

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    I just could not help myself when I looked up at the ceiling of the open entrance of the Scheepvaarthuis.
    So I laid down at the floor ... I know i know :-) but I now for sure I am the only one with this pic ;-)

    Ceiling of the entrance

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    Rowing

    by pieter_jan_v Written Dec 16, 2013

    The Amsterdam canals are great for a rowing trip. When you are with a group, it's a perfect opportunity.

    If you want to row at a more professional level, the "Bosbaan" is still in the South part of town. It was dug for the Summer Olympic Games of 1928.

    Equipment: A rowing boat (they are for rent).

    Rowing near the Central Station
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    Trying to reach Danny ...

    by nighthawk Written Mar 3, 2003

    Catherine wanted to know how Danny was but couldn t get the network right....so she asked Ingrid to write down the number on her hand.....after that she suddenly could phone and when we asked her how Danny was, she replied: Wake now ... haha Danny obvious had been sleeping...poor guy...

    Ingrid and Catherine

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    Patatje!

    by nighthawk Updated Feb 23, 2003

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    Having a well deserved break for some food.
    On the picture AC_spotter at the left, next to him in the sunflare are Rudi, ATLC, Swanet and Pieter_j

    Patatje

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