Tulips to Amsterdam, A Walking Tour of the Canals

Amsterdam yhe Netherlands Reflection Canal

It was ten o’clock by the time we had finished our leisurely breakfast and checked out of the hotel and stepped out into the sunny but chilly streets for a second day in Amsterdam.  We followed Prins Hendrikkade but with the Maritime Museum in site and those among us who do not like museums beginning to tremble we turned right back towards the centre and more or less followed the route of the canal boat ride of yesterday but this time on foot.

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15 responses to “Tulips to Amsterdam, A Walking Tour of the Canals

  1. Hi,
    You can get Stroopwafel here in Australia, at some selected stores, I have tried it, very nice indeed, we didn’t know this even existed, we just happen to come across it one day while on a bit of break. 🙂

    The canal ride sounds very nice, but there is nothing like walking around a city to get the feel of the surrounds and the people.

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  2. What a super opening shot – very Impressionist! And, the thought of Stroopwafel is tempting my taste buds. 🙂

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  3. Nice! It is similar to my post – but you have bicycles, which is a plus.

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  4. The bicycles are a manace in Amsterdam, aside from having to constantly dodge them, they are chained to anything that doesn’t move on the pavements!

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  5. HI Andrew,
    I LOVE your top photo. You should frame it 🙂

    I enjoyed being reminded of the beauty of Amsterdam. We were there too many years ago. It’s time to go back – but unfortunately we’re too far from the English Channel and can’t just catch a ferry.

    I’ve never heard of “Stroopwafels”. I’m glad you had two. One was for me…

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  6. Good to know that you have to be sneaky to get to see all the bits that you want too! I would have liked lots of photos of those bridges- are you saving them for a book?

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  7. See, I knew I’d learn something new – the origin of the stroopwafel. Thanks and bedankt!

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