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View from the bell tower of the Westerkerk.  
   

View from the bell tower of the Westerkerk.

Notice the queue for the Anne Frank House and museum, bottom right. Anne frequently mentioned the bell tower of this church in her diary, as she could see it from the balcony.
Day Two: By Bike and by Boat

October 2nd 2017
On the morning of the second day, we rented two of our hotel's bright yellow bicycles with the words "Bilderberg Hotel" printed on the frames in bold black lettering. They also offered us a neon sign to carry around that announced, "WE ARE TOURISTS!" but we declined. We headed out into the flow of bike traffic to make our way to the breakfast nook Sean had chosen. And we survived! Actually, we qui ... read more
Europe » Netherlands » North Holland » Amsterdam

Dutch Flag The Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815. In 1830 Belgium seceded and formed a separate kingdom. The Netherlands remained neutral in World War I, but suffered invasion and occupation by Germany in World War II. A modern, industrialized natio... ... read more
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