Overheard in Amsterdam #803

Not long after I moved to Amsterdam I was stopped by two ladies in their 60s, who asked me for directions. This whole conversation happened in Dutch.

Old Dutch Lady 1

Do you know this area?

Old Dutch Lady 2

Where is Egelantiersgracht?

Dumb Foreigner

Walk along Prinsengracht, it’s the next canal on your left.

Old Dutch Lady 1

Thank you so much

Old Dutch Lady 2

There are a lot of foreigners in Amsterdam aren’t there?

Dumb Foreigner


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