Amsterdam – A Bike is a Great Way to Spend a Half Day


Summer in the city brings about more possibilities and one of the nicest things we did on a visit to Amsterdam was to spend a half day cycling into the surrounding countryside. The Netherlands is pretty ideal cycling country, in my view, as it's flat so it's great for us who simply want a leisurely ride and not the Tour de France. So we joined a guided group and headed out.

We chose a ride out to the Waterland area north of Amsterdam, which is around a 35 km return journey. There are...

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