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It was my Brienne of Tarth: my truest and hardiest companion.
One thing about long-distance solo bikepacking: alone is the default.
Known variously in translation as ‘cycle junctions’ and ‘bike nodes’, those little white signs with a bike logo, arrows and green numbers in a circle can get you virtually anywhere if you have a bike, a map, a vague sense of direction, and are okay with the feeling of being totally lost most of the time.
Amsterdam is famous for its vibrant and diverse nightlife centred around the Leidseplein and the Rembrandtplein.
The Paradiso, Melkweg and Sugar Factory are cultural centres, which turn into discothèques at night.