Goodbye Amsterdam!

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In the morning, I got seven boxes of chocolate sprinkles from the breakfast room. It was awesome. John gave me the first box then everyone started giving me one. You can put the sprinkles on toast in Amsterdam for breakfast, but my Mom never let me do it. She let me take one to bring home, but now I have a lot!
We waited for a long time at the airport and had about 5 lines to stand in.
Amsterdam was fun, but I was ready to go home.

Next is Hong Kong!

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Last Show

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The last show was the very last show for Jack and Becca. Jack was pretty much (besides Charles) the person that helps me the most in the show. He puts me in my harness and hooks me in the elevator. I am going to miss him, but now they can get a dog.

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Artis

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The zoos here are called Artis. It comes from Nature is the teacher of Art.
We got really close to all of the animals and if there weren’t anyone around I probably could have stolen a penguin! There was a baby of everything- lion, elephant, giraffe, zebra, gorilla, chimpanzee.
There was a lemur part where they just went free. They jumped around us and one went inside a stroller.
Even though I was the oldest kid there because everyone was in school, I was not ashamed to slide on all of the slides.
And we had poffertjes again!

Zaanse Schans

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My Mom and I took the train from Central Station to the Koog-Zaandijk stop. We went to Zaanse Schans, it’s a village with windmills and shops where they make cheese and clogs and paint.
They also have a pancake house. The lady there was really nice and recommended what to get.
I tried all kinds of cheese. Going up in the windmill was very scary because the stairs were steep and it was windy. The swan/goose (who knows!) had a showdown with my Mom.
I sat in a giant clog and saw a violin clog, I mean how often do you get to do that?!