Sunday, September 27, 2009

Amsterdam 2009

View from the hotel bar deck, where five canals merge

While the CogSci conference took up almost the entirety of four days in Amsterdam, I managed to squeeze in quite a bit of explorations and visits in the evenings, and the one and a half days after the conference. The conference itself was awesome, and our paper appeared to have been received well, despite our having been allotted a last-day-last-show slot. The city is beautiful and is always full of life, well into the wee hours of the morning. I could not catch a Dutch movie, but I managed to squeeze in an improv comedy show. And thanks to fortunate misfortune, I got an extra day in Amsterdam, which was so what I needed to wrap up some things I needed to do before leaving.


  1. Yes, but a minority of the museums I visited did not allow photography of the works within, such as this one.

  2. Yes, it is fish that has been moderately brine-pickled and lightly seasoned. Often served as a street food with onions brunoise.

    A more colorful and appetizing presentation: