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amsterdam in mid-april

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amsterdam in mid-april

hi my sister and i will be going to amsterdam in 3 weeks (4/11-4/17) and wanted to know 2 things:

1-what is the weather like there in april as we are not sure what type of clothes/jackets to pack. some sites say that april is the dryest month of the year whereas others say that i will def. need my umbrella

2-what are the general rules of for the coffeeshops and their goods. in addition to the coffeeshops are there other places we can smoke? also are there coffeechops at the airport?

this is our first trip to europe and any information would be super helpful. thanks!

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1. Re: amsterdam in mid-april

Since you will be here for almost a week, you will get the lot: showers/sunshine/wind/calmness with temperatures around 16 deg C or maybe even 18 deg C if lucky, though it could be below 10 deg C, then again if we get a cold spell it could be around 6 deg C and overnight temperatures could fall to almost freezing, although if mild, then maybe as high as 10 deg C. !!! Catch the drift? - we have no idea!!!

It will be 'springlike' so make of that what you will! ;-)

NO coffeeshops at the airport!!

When you go into any coffeeshop you will see a menu of grass (usually divided into categories) and hash. Prices are per gramme; you are only allowed to purchase 5 grammes at any one time.

Explain to the bud tender the kind of effect that you would like (sleepy/active/horny/zonked etc...).

If you stay in the coffeeshop to smoke, you should also buy a soft drink or coffee/tea; in addition in most places it is prohibited to smoke tobacco, but some places have a separate smoke room in which you can smoke a joint with tobacco added.

Here is the definitive guide to the coffeeshops in central Amsterdam and other tips: http://www.coffeeshop.freeuk.com/index.htm

Hope this helps! ;-)

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coffeshops at the airport?...lol

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thanks for all the information! also are there any activities that you would highly recommend?

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4. Re: amsterdam in mid-april

"coffeshops at the airport?...lol"

Wouldn't be a bad idea really...

Get zonked for that 8 hour flight and be fresh upon your arrival....lol

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