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The Netherlands, The Land of Windmills – Part 2

Amsterdam, The Netherlands  Amsterdam is the capital of The Netherlands and it is also known as the “Venice of the North” for its canals which divide the city into 90 small islands linked together by 1500 bridges. Charming canals but I got lost a couple of times because of the confusing canals network and layout of the city. Canals and bicycles…

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The Netherlands, The Land of Windmills – Part 1

Zaanse Schans, The Netherlands  Holland and windmills are inseparable and a great place to see windmills is Zaanse Schans, a countryside where you can also find clogs and cheese shops. The way to get to Zaanse Schans is to take bus no 91 from Amsterdam Central Station, approximately an hour bus ride and costs 4 euro for the one-way ticket.…

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