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A Day in Amsterdam

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The Netherlands

As we drove away from Schiphol Airport, the Netherlands seemed pleasantly familiar; like a greener and more European relative of Canada. To make the most of the few hours that I had in Amsterdam, before my connecting flight in the late afternoon, I had signed up for a car tour. Our first stop was the Riekermolen windmill near Amstelpark. Windmills, as well as tulips, have become symbols of the Netherlands but while tulips gained popularity […]