Amsterdam – Canal Tour

The City of Amsterdam offers something for everyone, and every time I go there I discover something new. The city has a vibe that makes you feel much younger!
On previous trips, I have taken a bicycle and walked around the red light areas, cafes and the museums. But this time I was really feeling sick on the flight to Amsterdam. By the time I checked in and walked out of the hotel I was too knackered so thought of took a boat instead! I’m so glad I got to discover Amsterdam on the water. Trust me, the place totally changes!
IMG_1989There are many ways to go on the water to tour the Amsterdam canals. You remember the movie “Queen”  where Kangana doesn’t hire the boat as it is mehenga“. I agree! Hiring an individual boat is quite expensive. A smarter option is a Canal Bus.
Canal Bus is an audio tour which takes you to all the major historic sites and it’s absolutely lovely! I don’t think that there is any better to learn the history of Amsterdam as quickly (trivia that you can show off later!).
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The tour had all the important information about every historic place we crossed. I love traveling alone but more often than not I end up boring myself. Ha! So like other times, I chatted up with other people on the boat (they were friendly and none of them wanted to push me off the boat for talking over the audio tour!).  I’m glad I pushed myself to go out even on a day when I didn’t  feel that great and there was no one accompany me.
Here’s to taking chances!

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