Friday, December 01, 2006
Amsterdam Curbs Prostitution 'Windows'
“Kammers te huur” means “Rooms for rent”
You know times are changing when Amersterdam, known for its legal red-light district, begins downsizing sex worker windows. Depending on which article you read, the reason for the downsize ranges from crime, to money laundering, to financial. Whatever the reason, the 800-year-old district will continue as Amsterdam's biggest tourist attraction, with the hashish dens running a close second. And here in California we're stuck in legal battles over medicinal marijuana. Pleaaassse!!!
THINGS TO DO IN AMSTERDAM
Here's a weblink to Amsterdam's Red Light District for those more curious. Its titled "Window Shopping, Amsterdam Style." Amsterdam is a beautiful city.