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Amsterdam in 2016 – Brothels, bud, bicycles and beyond

Amsterdam in 2016 – Brothels, bud, bicycles and beyond

Lifestyle, Travel
Could the ongoing development project that includes a modern makeover of the Red Light District really transform the city of sin’s infamous reputation? Reporter and Photographer: Visnja Marjanovic | Subeditor: Ivelina Nikolova “Okay, go get it.” “No, you’re the older one, you do it!” “Yes, I am the older one, so I am telling you to do it.” I sighed. Having a cool older sister by your side in Amsterdam, one would think she’d be the one providing the drugs. Prior to my trip, my friend from the Netherlands did try to clarify the rocket science behind the drugs law, but the multiple contradictions left me even more confused. The Dutch drug policy considers the use of soft drugs a health matter – a matter of personal use - and it is comparable to the alcohol and tobacco consumption. So
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