Embarkation Day – Amsterdam to Budapest River Cruise

Amsterdam to Budapest River Cruise

THE DUTCH CAPITAL IS A POPULAR STARTING POINT FOR EUROPEAN RIVER CRUISES: Amsterdam to Budapest River Cruise – Avalon Waterways – Day 1 A twenty minute taxi ride from Schiphol Airport and we were at the NH Amsterdam Center Hotel where all cruise passengers were to meet. There are actually three NH hotels in central […]

Amsterdam sightseeing – Zaanse Schans

Windmill of Zaanse Schans

Zaanse Schans – Windmills and the traditional Dutch way of life: Windmills, tulips and clogs are some of the archetypical symbols that come to mind when we think of Holland.  So when the opportunity came to see a real life Dutch windmill, I made a trip to Zaanse Schans so that windmills are no longer […]