TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Schagen Amsterdam
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We flew British Airways to London and took off on time. The plane was full of children this trip. I have never seen so many families with young children! That was when the fun began. Someone was sick in one of the toilets and it was closed...meaning our section had one working toilet for the whole flight. I spent most of my time reading (finished a whole book) and working on Maddie's scrapbook. I got almost all the ...
... to tell them how to navigate the bus system and they were well on their way.
Having done my good deed, specially for my fellow chilangos, we arrived at our hotel. We had planned to start using the bikes provided by our tour operator to go to Marken, however the forecast was now calling for rain (according to a tourist from Arizona we met on the tram). The sky had been clear until then but I could see the sky getting ...
... little break.
We woke Dad a couple of hours later so we could take a canal boat tour. We walked down, bought our tickets, and enjoyed a one-hour cruise around the canals. It was a beautiful evening. The weather was perfect. We still had not eaten dinner, so after the cruise, we found a nice place along a canal to sit down and enjoy our last meal in Amsterdam. It was a lot of fun watching all of the boats going by with people enjoying ...
... It is a marvelous spectacle; we spend 2.5 hours there and it is not enough.
After a lunch of hot dogs, we board the coaches for a whirlwind city tour and a canal tour during which we see old warehouses, houseboats and narrow canal houses fitted with hoists below the roofs to lift up large pieces of furniture that can't get through the narrow doors. (Houses were narrow because taxes were levied according to frontage.) I particularly enjoy seeing the houses of ...
... the jolly song going around our heads for the rest of the day.
We shot off when that ended, the next song being more traditional (so definitely naff, although to be fair, Juls loved it) and our purpose in being there was to see tulips, not hear whistles and bells. It is no understatement to say that you see flowers and gardens that are spectacular on a global scale, with the shapes, form, height and colours assaulting your eyes so that you have ...
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