Netherlands: Amsterdam and North Holland

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After many recent trips to Europe, I am finally visiting Netherlands again, arriving and departing via the lovely Amsterdam Centraal Station. Two of my de Gooyer cousins now live in Amsterdam, which allowed for easy exploration of Amsterdam and beyond. I also visited my Mother’s (de Jong) side of the family in Den Haag. We had a lovely dinner at my cousins there, along with the obligatory bicycle ride around the city to see places where my parents lived. It was wonderful to re-acquaint myself with them and especially 2 of my Tantes – now 95 and 94! Continue reading “Netherlands: Amsterdam and North Holland”