amsterdam tour

The last few days in Amsterdam have been delightful. The city is buzzing with visitors for the Amsterdam Dance Event, the Amsterdam Marathon and the usual attractions. The weather has also been spectacular. Yesterday we enjoyed a full afternoon on a roof top terrace (yep - in October), complete with a baby dinosaur cake (there is an explanation for this), an extensive cheese platter and loads of pictures. So we have been touring the city and enjoying the amazing atmosphere. Here are some pictures of a city that blossoms when the sun shines. 

 Hidden behind the Kalverstraat is the Amsterdam Museum - a quick stroll during your shopping will ensure some cultural delights. 

Hidden behind the Kalverstraat is the Amsterdam Museum - a quick stroll during your shopping will ensure some cultural delights. 

This is the Begijnhof. A beautiful and serene inner garden close to the Spui. A lovely place. 

  The Begijnhof is at medieval street level, which means a meter below the rest of the old city center.

The Begijnhof is at medieval street level, which means a meter below the rest of the old city center.

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