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... recommend a tour if you ever get an opportunity. Personally I will still wear my faux diamond earrings so I don't spend the evening wording about losing one! The other tour was a canal 'cruise' with 40 other people. There is so much water and canals!! It seems like you can get around Amsterdam faster by boat or bicycle than car!! There are 800,000 people and over 600,000 bicycles!! Also 1,200 bridges! ...
... of exercise. Going back down was far more difficult, as people were also trying to come up, so finding a way for us all to exist on the slippery, narrow steps was interesting. After that, we decided to do the boat tour, since we've seen so many of them floating by. There was no line when we arrived, but typically with me, there was a longer line behind us when we went through. I've never understood this phenomenon, where there is no one in a line, restaurant, ...
... canal as we had read on Travel Advisor that the city was lovely at night. We were not disappointed. The beautiful buildings in the squares looked even more stunning when illuminated and the lights from buildings reflecting on the canals that meandered through the city added to the magical feel.
Today saw some sunshine and a few more degrees though was still a day for the down parka. After a boat ride on the canals, we have spent more time ...
... the central Groote Maarkt, with not an awful lot to see in the other nearby streets.
Sanctuary Wood Cemetery was our first stop. Looking over the rows of pristine white headstones, to the farmland beyond, it held an air of ordered peace.
Many of the headstones marked the graves of the dead "known to God" but others were all carved with the regimental badge where the identity of the soldier was known.
As always, these cemeteries are so ...
... bar, and deliberates over proceedings - "Alice, I think table 6 has finished and might want sweets" - "How are you Mrs Jones, have you met Barry? He was in Outer Mongolia the same time you were there" - "Barry, come over here and meet Mrs Jones!!! I love the place. If I look longingly enough at the barmaids, dog treats arrive.
Today, we are about to upsticks and leave the security of The Bell and the generosity of The Empress (Jackie), Glenn and ...