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Holland & Belgium - Day 1

We have all arrived in Amsterdam!!!!

Actually, six of us have been here for a few days - and they have seen quite a bit of the city.  The rest of us are going to rely on them to point us in the right direction for the best sights, sounds and shopping.

Weather - nothing less than spectacular!  Probably 65 degrees and sunny with a breeze.  So nice - let's keep this up for the whole trip.

We have checked into the Avalon Expression and are awaiting the obligatory safety drill, welcome drink and staff welcome.

Several of us went on an excursion this afternoon to a quaint town outside the city and toured a windmill and saw the wooden shoe making.  Others spent free time in the city - trying to not get run over by..... BIKES!  they are dangerous.

Looking forward to a nice evening tonight and a full day in Amsterdam tomorrow, highlighted by a canal cruise.

Everyone here says hello to their family and friends back home - wish you were here.


Amanda Bayley said…
Hey it's amanda from the Spain and Prague trip:) I hope you all have a great time! I wish I could have joined you but my traveling days are on hold as I have an 8 month old baby:) say hi to everyone for me:) hopefully I will be back traveling with you in a few years!

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