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Outdoor/Indoor flea markets




Real quick are any of these open this time of year. I am wanting to check these out bad. Might be some old or odd musical stuff for the band. Thanks for your time!!!
Yes they are. The Waterlooplein and Noordermarkt are in town but if you want a really but this is only on Saturday and Sundays

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and don't forget to get a hot stroopwaffel at the blackmarket!
I knew you wouldn't forget the stroopwaffels Koopa!

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The best hot stroopwafels can be found at the Albert Cuijp.

I have never in my life been to Beverwijk. I like the Waterlooplein and the Noordermarkt fleamarkets, but I always thought there's only stolen carradios at Beverwijk. I don't even have a car, so I never saw the point of going there.
The best hot stroopwafels can be found at the Albert Cuijp.

I have never in my life been to Beverwijk. I like the Waterlooplein and the Noordermarkt fleamarkets, but I always thought there's only stolen carradios at Beverwijk. I don't even have a car, so I never saw the point of going there.


I went in 2005 because so many people here had said I would enjoy it. But actually I hated it Anne ; I found it overwhelmingly large and a tad depressing.

But I went. And once was enough, I don't plan to go again

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Beverwijk doesn't have a very good image here, Sue. People who go to Beverwijk on Sundays are people that are made fun of for being a certain group of people. I guess you could call them the Dutch version of the British The Sun readers.
Ah, I see Anne. I just found it a little depressing and there was no way I could view all the stalls: much too many! But then I suppose that's its attraction for most people.

Talking of the Sun and its readers, is there a Dutch equivilant then?

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But of course! We have our own excellent De Telegraaf, which is of the same quality as The Sun and the Daily Star. I sometimes read it at work and it always surprised me how the part with actual news is so much smaller than the part with celebrity gossip and what not to miss on telly tonight.
I should add that De Telegraaf is the most sold paper in the country, but fortunately the runner up is De Volkskrant, which is comparible to the British The Guardian or the French Le Figaro. Lots of news, insights, opinions, science and art.
But nothing in between? Something between those two ends of the spectrum?

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See www.looier.nl
Closed Fridays
Other days 1100-1700 Hours
Just a few blocks from the American Hotel
But nothing in between? Something between those two ends of the spectrum?

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Our two "intellectual" papers are De Volkskrant en the NRC Handelsblad, De Telegraaf is our only trashy one and the rest - AD, Het Parool, Trouw, are quite normal. Though the AD tends to be a bit more Telegraaf-ish and Trouw is quite "intellectual".
Social classes and the "market" . . . a relationship that exists in all countries and cultures. . . where do you shop? . . .does this determine who you are? . . . where you shop is frequently viewed as a reflection of your socioeconomic status . . . and mistakenly viewed as a reflection of your worth as a person. . . in the states we have endorsed this bizarre perception to the strange degree where people wear there clothing with the labels on the outside. . . Tomy Helfiger . . etc . . .etc. . .etc. . . .

I am a yank and in the states we make this mistake frequently. . . if I shop at Sak's or Neiman Marcus, I am obviously more worthy than those that shop at Sears?

Beware stereotypes! They have a grain of truth but will most often contribute to an error in judgement!
There is also a big "flea market" in Amsterdam North that is held once a month for a weekend. What is nice is that to get there you just take the NDSM ferry from behind the central station. (the ferry is two times per hour) You then have a (weather permitting) 15 minute mini cruise for free and it takes you directly to the location of the flea market. The next market is 31 March and 1 April 2007, 5 and 6 May 2007. The summer market is held outdoors and the first time is 3 June. The admission charge is 3 euro and you can rent a stand from 17 euro. Sorry, but the web-site is in Dutch. The market is called the ij hallen, that's Eye-Hallen.

http://www.ij-hallen.nl/
There is also a big "flea market" in Amsterdam North that is held once a month for a weekend. What is nice is that to get there you just take the NDSM ferry from behind the central station. (the ferry is two times per hour) You then have a (weather permitting) 15 minute mini cruise for free and it takes you directly to the location of the flea market. The next market is 31 March and 1 April 2007, 5 and 6 May 2007. The summer market is held outdoors and the first time is 3 June. The admission charge is 3 euro and you can rent a stand from 17 euro. Sorry, but the web-site is in Dutch. The market is called the ij hallen, that's Eye-Hallen.

http://www.ij-hallen.nl/

Very useful to know. Thank you RC

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Social classes and the "market" . . . a relationship that exists in all countries and cultures. . . where do you shop? . . .does this determine who you are? . . . where you shop is frequently viewed as a reflection of your socioeconomic status . . . and mistakenly viewed as a reflection of your worth as a person. . . in the states we have endorsed this bizarre perception to the strange degree where people wear there clothing with the labels on the outside. . . Tomy Helfiger . . etc . . .etc. . .etc. . . .

I am a yank and in the states we make this mistake frequently. . . if I shop at Sak's or Neiman Marcus, I am obviously more worthy than those that shop at Sears?

Beware stereotypes! They have a grain of truth but will most often contribute to an error in judgement!
That's not how I meant it. I shop a lot at markets, I like markets. It's just the Beverwijk market that's quite depressing in my opinion, due to the people who shop there are just different from me, they have other interests, other opinions etcetera. You don't hang out with chavs either, do you?
I did not intend to cast aspersions . . . I tend to go on a bit much about generalizations and stereotyping. . . who do I hang out with? . . . People that I enjoy, find engaging, can relax around, share interests with, have some shared values, etc. etc. etc.

For me, Beverwijk is just to large and varied to be categorized with a single stroke.
i don't even know what a chav is -- is that a british word? what's it mean, and what's its origin i wonder?
love
s g collins
i don't even know what a chav is -- is that a british word? what's it mean, and what's its origin i wonder?
love
s g collins

I'm not sure that I do either Mr Collins. And I'm fairly sure I've never met one. But I found this and thought you might like to it

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I went in 2005 because so many people here had said I would enjoy it. But actually I hated it Anne ; I found it overwhelmingly large and a tad depressing.

But I went. And once was enough, I don't plan to go again

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I had the same reaction at first UKBL....

It was definately too large for me, too many areas, etc.

Oh and the stolen radios were everywhere just like Anne said :)

Fortunately I had the fine company of skyhigh, mrs. skyhigh, mhd, and bear so it was a good time! Coffeeshop Life in Beverwijk was nice as well!
Yes, I liked the town of Beverwijk a lot though I didn't use any coffee shops of course. But a nice little street market and some attractive indepentant shops so I did enjoy my visit, just not the Bazaar

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I made a visit to the flea market when i was in a-dam!! some nice stuff & it was good vibe!!,ps the hamburger roll from the van was very very nice indeed.
Also i bought my pipe screens froma stall @ the flea market!! lol it was stall where they guy sold weed/hash & he had his own menu!! lol i couldnt buy of him as i only had about 10 euros left & my tram ticket home!! pitty as it looked a nice chunk of dark hash.
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