Part 1 - From Amsterdam CS to Schinkelbos

"Een frisse ochtendwandeling ..."

Amsterdam CS to Schinkelbos

Today, we started our pilgrimage “The Pilgrims Path,” a 450 km long-distance walk from Amsterdam to Maastricht. We completed the first 18km walking through Amsterdam and the Amsterdamse Bos.

I experience my homeland quite differently now after living for almost 14 years abroad. The services you take for granted until you don’t have access to it anymore. Affordable, reliable public transportation is one of them.

Amsterdam was quiet but beautiful. It has a different feeling now that there are not many tourists walking around due to COVID19 travel restrictions. Still, many locals were enjoying the sunny, fall weather in the Vondelpark and Het Amsterdams Bos. Het “Bloesempark” is the newest park in the area (since 2000).

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Sunday, November 8, 2020


12.24 miles
19.70 km

Moving Time



17 to 18°C
cloudy, no rain