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Understanding Amsterdam – a visit to the Rijksmuseum

Amsterdam.  It is hard to distil any city to its essence, more so when it has more than one story to tell, when there is more than one truth.  To some, Amsterdam is a twee tourist destination of clogs and tulips … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday – the seaside sculptures of Scheveningen, the Netherlands

In February 2015 we spent a long weekend in Amsterdam, celebrating a family birthday.  Seven of us rented a town house in the suburb of Zaandam and had a fantastic few days wandering the canals, eating well and marvelling at … Continue reading

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