Our Short Amsterdam Trip

  Amsterdam. What a beautiful city! The canals, the cafes, the pancakes, the history, the buildings, the Indonesian food and the houseboats. It was cold when we visited last weekend but between the walking, going into a couple different museums and the cafes, we were warm enough and happy. Amsterdam’s always been one of my top 10 places to visit. It wasn’t really for the above reasons, but mostly because my grandfather talked about it quite often when I visited him. He grew up in the Dutch colonial system (Indonesia colonized by the Dutch for around 300 years) and besides