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- Drycleaning onsite
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Room service
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Arriving in Amsterdam from Singapore and taxi to Canal Amsterdam hotel for a few nights waiting on our cruise to start. Weather is lovely and the hotel is out from the centre in a residential area. My room is canal-side with houseboats moored right outside.
By origin houseboats were a way to deal with the Amsterdam housing shortage, however, nowadays they are in high demand. Some of the ...
... There were no pictures allowed since this was a very emotional time for some visitors. Unexpectedly, even I got emotional, which had built up as I walked through the small kitchen and hidden bedrooms, and it peaked when I saw a black & white photograph of Anne's father, the only survivor of the 8 occupants in the house, standing in the empty secret attic after he was liberated from the concentration camp. He had so much sadness in his eyes. It was a very well done ...
After a 12 hour flight we touched down on the European continent in Amsterdam. We arrived at 6am so had the whole day to explore. Our first experience with the public transport system went smoothly and we found our hotel easily. We dropped off our bags and started exploring the city the best way we know how, by feet. We used a map but really had no aim so just wondered through the streets and over canals. For breakfast we ...
... not let us take pictures. Even though it didn't seem small, I just imagined eight people (the Frank family plus four other people) sharing it, and not being able to go outside. They had to be quiet all day and could not even open the curtains. Towards the end of the war in 1944, someone gave up the Frank family to the Gestapo, the German secret police. The Frank family and the others were separated to different camps. Anne Frank died of typhus in March 1945, one month before ...
... the corner. Anne Frank House was really good. It was so amazing to see where her and her family hid for so long! Amazing and confronting. We spent quite a while in the house looking around.
After that we went to a cafe and stroopwafel - a delicious caramel filled wafer biscuit. We also went to Red Light Secrets which is a prostitution museum. It was actually really interesting to hear the stories behind why girls do it and how it happened. A lot of the stories started ...