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We are not in *Holland. I traveled to Amsterdam to take a river cruise during the tulip season with several of my friends. The trip was a tribute to a very special friend who is sadly no longer with us. We were sailing with AMAWaterways on the AMAPrima for a 7-day trip that began and ended in the beautiful city of Amsterdam. Arriving ahead of the cruise gave us time to… Read More
If you’ve ever seen pictures on the internet of incredible, massive, and colorful flower displays, chances are you were looking at pictures taken at Keukenhof Gardens just outside Amsterdam. The gardens are all they promise to be, and more.
We sailed on the AmaWaterways Prima for a spring trip in the Netherlands and Belgium during tulip season. It was a delightful trip and I would recommend the itinerary for couples as well as groups of friends. It was a seven-day river cruise that departed and returned from Amsterdam. In addition to Amsterdam, our itinerary included: Hoorn, Middelburg, Kinderkijk, Rotterdam, and Gouda in the Netherlands along with Ghent, Antwerp, and Bruges in Belgium. You can click on the… Read More
Who doesn’t smile when they think of a windmill? On this excursion during our trip on AMAWaterways, we had plenty to smile about. The rain held off for our visit to Kinderdijk a UNESCO World Heritage site with 19 windmills, some dating from the mid-1700s. In a country 40% below sea level, the windmills have played a significant role in pumping excess water into rivers to prevent flooding. Even Amsterdam’s Schiphol… Read More