Since we had missed out on the zoo the previous day and the weather was still dry and sunny we decided to head back and spend the day surrounded by animals.
For breakfast we revisited Omelegg. (And we sat at the same table) Ryan had the Viking omelet and I decided to try something from their sweet menu. Never would I have thought to put figs, walnuts and maple syrup in an omelet but it is now my favorite way to eat an egg. And the accompanying assortment of fruit was a wonderfully refreshing start to the day.
Continue reading “Amsterdam Day 5: Animals Big and Microscopic”
While we started the day a little earlier than day two, we still slept in partially due to staying out late the night before as well as adjusting to the bed in the houseboat.
We started off the day with brunch at DeBakkerswinkel with a variety of pastries and some eggs. I particularly enjoyed the lemon curd, it’s brightness helped perk me up. That and a cup of coffee. (Sadly I was not awake enough to think to get any photos)
We had plans for the afternoon and decided to finally make our way up to the city center to wander and see the architecture. Continue reading “Amsterdam Day 3: Walking and More Walking”
After sleeping in a bit, we were still getting over the jet lag, Ryan and I headed off for a filling breakfast. Only a few blocks away was Omlegg, a restaurant that specialized in omlettes. A few bites in, both Ryan and I agreed it was definitely a place to go back later in the trip. Ryan had an omelette called the “Viking Farmer” and I enjoyed an omlette with mushrooms, bacon, and red peppers. Simple ingredients, but the quality was amazing and the eggs were more flavorful than American eggs. I also enjoyed that by the door was a stack of crates full of oranges, when I ordered orange juice it came freshly squeezed. Continue reading “Amsterdam Day 2: Intriguing and Infuriating Art”