But my absolute favorite place in the whole world will be the Vondelpark. It’s a park in the south of Amsterdam and It’s a place where I go when I want to get my mind clear or go into a state of happiness and tranquillity….
But my absolute favorite place in the whole world will be the Vondelpark. It’s a park in the south of Amsterdam and It’s a place where I go when I want to get my mind clear or go into a state of happiness and tranquility. Sounds hippy like but it’s true. When I’m in the park I get relaxed instantly. You meet a lot of people, see beautiful people and chat with beautiful people here. But there is a flip side to all this beauty.
The Vondelpark doesn’t have any toilets. So you have to do it in the bushes. But watch out which bush you’re taking cause I had a nasty freak wanking his doodle standing right next to me the last time I went! But the nice thing about a day in the Vondelpark is that you can have a conversation with someone for hours, and you don’t even know their name. And when you say or kiss good bye, you still don’t know. Being anonymous for a short moment in time. It’s a gift only the Vondelpark and Amsterdam can give you when you want to escape reality for a while.
During the summer there are loads of things to do in the park. There is an open air theater which has a program every day from the 3rd of June till the 26th of August. The park even has its own parrots which escaped from a zoo and colonized in the Vondelpark. But the park is so big that you can spend a whole day wondering around and discovering all the beautiful people and details it has to offer.
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