Amsterdam: Free Love, Narcotics, and No One Tulip


I have mixed feelings about this city. Amsterdam is complicated and pushes one to choose, love or hate. It is surprising, but none of my friends stayed indifferent to this city. Moreover, nobody could clearly explain the reasons for loving it or hating it.

The Amstel river, Amsterdam.

One of the most famous cities in the world, it has a great history, ambitious cultural life, and its own “peculiar” attractions. On the surface, Amsterdam seems tidy, clean, and cozy, but it is only an illusion. It has incurred all kinds of sins, which, nevertheless, get along harmoniously with the decency of its citizens.

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