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Friday, 26 January 2018

Amsterdam, Art/Travel- part 2

VAN GOGH MUSEUM

Unprepossessing on the outside but brilliant inside, so well planned and carefully curated; admirably hung in sequence from Van Gogh's beginnings as a painter until his death. His letters, the lot ........... all contributed to a great Experience.






RIJKS MUSEUM

Renovated- handsome forecourt- cost a great deal and took a long time, alas a little soulless. There should be staggered entrances to the highlights as it is impossible and discouraging not to be able to see say the Rembrandts for the crowds.





Amsterdam, ART/Music/ travel- Part 1

AMSTERDAM

A city of canals with a population of 800,000- only 20% of whom own motorcars! There are thousands of bicycles, orderly and civic minded city despite its sleazy side.
It was Fun & More.


The Dylan, British-owned; everything a small hotel should be with smiley staff, a brasserie & a gourmet restaurant with excellent food.





The Opera, a marvelous production of a Tristan Und Isolde. 
Directed by Pierre Audi
Conducted by Marc Albrecht

Tristan- Stephen Gould
Isolde- Ricarda Merbeth






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Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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