Arrival – Schiphol Airport
If you land at Amsterdam’s airport (Schiphol), remember that you are 4 meters below sea level. Actually, if there weren’t any dikes, about a quarter of the Netherlands would disappear into the North Sea.
Bikes, Bicycle, Basikal, Gerek (Kedah)
By some estimates, Amsterdam has more bikes (1 million) than people (about 750,000). There are twice as many bikes as cars in the country.
Waterlooplein is a square in the centre of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, near the Amstel river. The daily flea market on the square is popular with tourists.
Albert Cuyp Market
The Albert Cuyp Market is a street market in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on the Albert Cuypstraat between Ferdinand Bolstraat and Van Woustraat, in the De Pijp area of the Oud-Zuid district of the city.
Canals & Boats
Amsterdam has no less than 165 canals and 1,281 bridges, earning the city the reputation of ‘Venice of the North’. There are also 2,500 house boats (boats with a fixed place in one of the canals that are used as permanent houses).