Well, we finally reached Amsterdam, the terminus of our river cruise. It was a fun week and a half and we saw some really cool places for the first time. The food was great as well as the libations ( I am becoming a fan of Riesling). We spent one last night on the ship and then spent two days in Amsterdam on our own.
Amsterdam is an interesting city and a popular tourist attraction. We decided not to do the museum route, instead we wanted to wander around the tourist area and sample the city. One reason is that the museums are extremely crowded at this time of year with long lines and we think we will be here again, most likely in the off season when access will be easier. Continue reading