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Walking around the city before everyone else is waking up is a wonderful sensation. I love the empty streets, the tranquillity, the stillness of the canals, the sun slowly rising over the houses. I think it might become a habit ๐Ÿ™‚



  1. This is such a good idea, I did this the other day and loved how charming Amsterdam was in the still and quiet!

    • So, I’m not the only one doing this ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Hi! I just found your blog today. I’m loving your posts! I just moved here two months ago and my favorite thing ever is waking up early on Saturdays and taking my dogs to the museumplein. This city is amazing, but it is especially amazing early in the morning. Can totally relate to this post ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Thanks, Cristina! Fortunately, the weather was great this summer and we could really enjoy many of these walks!

  3. Doesn’t matter what city I find myself in, that brief hour or two when all goes silent and only nature’s voice can be heard between your own breaths is such a magical feeling… even more so in summer when the sun is coming up and the light breeze flows.

    I’m yet to wander the streets of Amsterdam and experience it’s momentary quietness but it will be one of the first things I do when I move there in April.

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