Mini cruise

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by col, 10 Oct 2007.

  1. col

    col Veteran

    One more shift for me,then im off on a three day cruise to amsterdam.Never been on one before,so im a little excited about it.the ship is massive,well it is to me,and iv just got my sea sickness pills of the doc.When i get back,i start my two weeks winter hols,yahoo,.:blush:
  2. longers

    longers Veteran

    Have a good one col :blush:.
  3. Joe24

    Joe24 More serious cyclist than Bonj

    Nice one.
    Remember, sea sickness is all in the mind.
    My mum uses travel bands round her wrists, and she takes pills called 'Joy rders.' Never really seems to work, she still gets sea sick, but she doesnt be sick.
    Have a nice time.
  4. OP

    col Veteran

    Cheers guys,we checked the tablets on sale in boots out,less than two quid,didnt give me confidence in them,and some magnet bracelets,mmm im a little sceptical about them,so a phone call to the docs it was.These come highly recomended,called "Stugeron".Reason i wanted them is because im ill all day if i go on the fairground waltzers,anything spinning and im ill:blush:So thought it wise to take precautions;)
  5. longers

    longers Veteran

    Always a good idea to take plenty of precautions when visiting Amsterdam.
  6. You'll be fine. Years and years of going to and from Arran by ferry in all weathers and I've never once even felt sea-sick. Even managed a Calmac curry in a force 9 gale with the ferry pitching and rolling all over the place!!

    Your main worry should be that the ship gets torpedoed by the rogue German U-boat that still cruises the North Sea 60 years after the end of WW2:smile::blush:
  7. Smokin Joe

    Smokin Joe Legendary Member

    So why are you going to Amsterdam, visiting the "Museums" and "Art Galleries" I suppose? :blush::angry::biggrin:
  8. papercorn2000

    papercorn2000 Senior Member

    If not, we have a list of things for you to pick up for us...
  9. OP

    col Veteran

    Nooo:biggrin: Im going with my wife and friends who are in couples too.Its the cruise bit and some massive market the coach is taking us too,when we get there.Oh and duty free too hopefully:smile:
  10. Bigtallfatbloke

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    Amsterdam is a cool place...lot's of girls on bikes.
  11. OP

    col Veteran

    Im taking my coolpix along too,so ill maybe post a few piccies.:blush:
  12. Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    If you do mushrooms:

    -do them close to the hotel
    -make sure you have the walk back well memorised. Don't even bother with a map because it will just look like bleeding spaghetti
    -extremely watch out for trams
  13. OP

    col Veteran

    Iv never done anything like mushrooms before,in fact the last time i tried something was about fifteen years ago,a friend of mine made a joint with some marocon gold ,i think it was called.I walked home like basil fawlty,because i thought i was going to trip up,knees to my shoulders every step.I havnt touched a thing since,dont intend to either.Just doesnt appeal to me.
  14. KitsuneAndy

    KitsuneAndy New Member

    Me and the missus were over there in April and flying back for a week in December. We got the boat last time, found out that my other half gets sea sick hehe

    Awesome city though, you'll have a great time!
  15. OP

    col Veteran

    Im cetainly looking forward to it,and im scared of flying,so its the boat for us.
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