Visiting Amsterdam

2015-05-21 by José Belo about a travel in Amsterdam

My name is José Belo and I am from Portugal. I had a car accident in October 2006 and I have problems with mobilization. I had a TCE (craneoencephalic trauma) and I need a wheelchair for circulate.

My last internacional travel was for participating in a European Voluntary Service (EVS) in Murcia, Spain – the city from the Iberian Peninsula with more concerns about accessibilities. In October 2014, I decided to go to Amsterdam with my girlfriend. I’ve been for one week in a holidays travel.

For me, Amsterdam was a place where everybody is concerned. It was amazing the difference it makes in common life, it seems like a door was open and persons with less mobility were free. It makes a big difference to our mobility, individual pride and to our self-notion as people in general, to feel care from another. With this travel, I became more optimistic to the world.

Amsterdam has at every place and time the basic conditions, people in each museum taking care of mobility concerns. It was inevitable the comparison between Murcia, Amsterdam and Lisbon. Amsterdam seems to me the future of humanity: hoping that the future becomes better.

It was important have got the support from the company Accessible Travel Netherlands during our time in Amsterdam, and also was nice to had help from the intern of the Leonardo da Vinci program; Emmanuelle, who talked in portuguese and showed us some nice places to visit.

Stedentrip Amsterdam

Stedentrip Amsterdam

Toegankelijk 4-sterren hotel
Stedentrip Amsterdam

Stedentrip Amsterdam

Toegankelijk 3-sterren hotel
Winter uitje Amsterdam Light Festival

Winter uitje Amsterdam Light Festival

Toegankelijk verblijf tijdens de kerstperiode
Rondvaart Amsterdam

Rondvaart Amsterdam

Rolstoel toegankelijk







Amsterdam - Schiphol Yotel
Stedentrip Alkmaar
Stedentrip Almere
Stedentrip Amsterdam
Stedentrip Amsterdam
Stedentrip Amsterdam hostel
Stedentrip Den Haag
Stedentrip Groningen
Stedentrip Haarlem
Stedentrip Nijmegen
Stedentrip Rotterdam
Verblijf bij Landgoed Avegoor
Verblijf in Antwerpen vakantiehuisjes
Verblijf in De Beemster
Verblijf in IJmuiden
Verblijf in Kinderdijk
Verblijf in Valkenburg
Verblijf in Volendam

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Amsterdam vanaf de grachten

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Amsterdam geschiedenis stadswandeling
Blokarten aan zee
Culinaire stadswandeling Den Haag
Dagtocht 'Ontdek Noord-Holland'
Dagtocht 'Ontdek Zaanse Schans'
Den Haag voor mensen met een visuele beperking
Expeditie Robinson aan zee!
Fietstocht Amsterdam
Huur een rolstoel toegankelijke touringcar
Kaasproeven in Woerden
Powerkiten in Scheveningen
Privé rondvaart Amsterdam
Rondrit Volendam en Zaanse Schans
Rondvaart Amsterdam
Rondvaart Amsterdam
Rondvaart Rotterdam
Rondvaart Sneek
Stadswandeling Amsterdam
Stadswandeling Den Haag
Stadswandeling Rotterdam
Wandeling kunst en antiek Amsterdam
Workshop Cocktail Shaken

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Huur een aangepaste fiets
Huur een rolstoel
Huur een scootmobiel
Huur een strandrolstoel

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