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"The first thing you notice..." Canals & Houseboats Tip by DrewV

Canals & Houseboats, Amsterdam: 69 reviews and 89 photos


Favorite thing: <font face=verdana>The first thing you notice about Amsterdam is the water. Water, water everywhere, as Coleridge put it. The canals that keep Amsterdam from being underwater serve as boulevards for the myriad of boats that glide their way across the softly-flowing water. Along the sides of the canals stand tall townhomes, constructed throughout the years by the merchant burghers who funded an empire.</font>

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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