Monday, November 5, 2007

Only in Amsterdam -- or so I thought!


Quickly snapped as they pedaled by, these guys looked to be having a great time on Het Fietscafe (The Bike Pub). You heard right, this is a pub on wheels ... you can rent this out and enjoy a refreshing beer while pedaling through the streets of Amsterdam.
I really thought this was an Amsterdam "thing" until I looked at the website. There are three other small towns in The Netherlands, along with Cologne (Germany) and Meer (Belgium) where you can rent a Fietscafe. The big surprise was that there's one in the U.S. too, and the even bigger surprise is that it's in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.
Don't get me wrong ... Minneapolis/St. Paul is a great area, and they know how to have a good time up there. But I really expected it to be in someplace, well, warmer!
Anyway, you can see this in Amsterdam in any season, any weather (a little rain never bothers the Dutch), so I guess why not in the upper midwest U.S. ;)

5 comments:

oldmanlincoln said...

I never saw such a thing. It makes for an unusual and interesting post.

oldmanlincoln

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

LOL> Biker Buddy would love this, it's really neat.

Fénix (Bostonscapes DP) said...

See? That's the sort of thing that makes me LOVE the Dutch!

PaB said...

Very funny. It'll be great to have it here in Toulouse.

Thank you for your comment.
To answer to your question, no, not on the same road but all my village.

Neva said...

So, we need to check with Kate and see if she has ever seen this in her town of Minneapolis, St. Paul! Too cute.