ABOVE: Weed and feed. INSET BELOW: A bag of wacky
Holland: Tempting the Tourist With
Hookers and Hookahs europeforvisitors.com
Prostitution is legal in the Netherlands, and soft drugs are tolerated. But
don't let that keep your children or church group from visiting Holland.
Note: In Amsterdam's euphemistically-named "coffeeshops,"
Colombian isn't a hot beverage and hash isn't a breakfast dish.
Amsterdam for Tourists: What's Legal?
CNN offers a Cliff's Notes
introduction to hash smoking and sin in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam's Pot-Selling Coffee Shops Remain Open to Tourists
still light up in Amsterdam's coffehouses, even though some other Dutch cities
have placed restrictions on joints that sell joints.
Amsterdam Coffeeshop Directory
This site claims to be the definitive guide to the city's hash houses.
It offers a "best" list, a map that shows coffeeshop locations, and
addresses of 800 "coffeeshops, smartshops, growshops, and headshops"
throughout the Netherlands.
Ultimate Guide to Amsterdam Coffeeshops
Drifterplanet.com compiled this detailed guide, which includes advice on getting
high legally in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam.info: Amsterdam Drugs
Peter Skelton's article outlines Dutch drug laws and the reasoning behind them.
The Bush Doctor tests and reviews cannabis varieties on sale in Amsterdam, from
Afghan Cream to Zero Zero.
David Downie wrote this article on the Dutch drug scene (and its dark side) for
Planet's Amsterdam Coffeeshops
Where to enjoy cannabis with your cappucino.
Top photo: Eric Gevaert.
Inset photo: Doctor Bass.