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Museumplein and Amsterdam museums closed Monday 24 March

Museumplein and Amsterdam museums closed Monday 24 March

Mar 22nd, 2014, 12:49 AM
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Museumplein and Amsterdam museums closed Monday 24 March

President Obama is visiting the Rijksmuseum on Monday morning. His helicopter will land on the Museumplein. As a result the plein, the Rijksmuseum and the other museums on the plein are closed until 1pm.
A large part of the Randstad is suffering from the nuclear top in Den Haag next week, and this is one more pita surrounding it.

Friends are unable to go to work during the conference because of the closures in Den Haag. Others can't get out of the city for the weekly band practice.

Anyway should you be in the Netherlands the coming few days be prepared for disruption.
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Mar 22nd, 2014, 02:46 AM
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Helicopter on the museumplein.

Well now, that's one way around that anonymous chipkaart system. (question: Can one be the POTUS and truly be the holder of an anonymous chipkaart?)

Seriously, thanks for the heads up hetismij, and I hope your friends can soon get back to life as usual.
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Mar 22nd, 2014, 04:05 AM
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Well I hope that the Dutch don't think Obama is Sinter Klaus' slave.
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Mar 22nd, 2014, 04:17 AM
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Sinterklaas, and that is quite an offensive remark in so many ways PalenQ.
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Mar 22nd, 2014, 04:51 AM
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as is the racist practice that the Dutch insist on carrying out even with severe criticism from outside. Painting white folks faces blacks and having them act as servants!

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/05/op...pete.html?_r=0
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Mar 22nd, 2014, 05:26 AM
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Unless you understand the background stay out of the argument.
I refuse to get involved in any further comment on this thread about anything other than the Nuclear top and it's effects on visiting the Netherlands.
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Mar 22nd, 2014, 05:35 AM
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I agree and excuse my lapse. Another issue another time.
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