It took about 1.5 hours to reach Calais on the other side of the channel. From there another 1.5 hours to Amsterdam. We spent our free time (3 hours) in Amsterdam just becoming familiar with some of the most popular spots so that when we return we can find our way around. Honestly, we were so pooped, we headed out of the city centre to find a quite canal bench where we enjoyed a hot Chai Latte!
St. Nicholas Church at Night - Cas is rocking out that new camera Andrew!
And now for some trivia...no googling! 4 Heineken coasters to the one who replies correctly...
Many buildings have planks protruding from the top with a large hook hanging down. The homes are actually on an angle leaning toward the street. What is the hook for and why are the homes tilting forward? Here is an example. Look way up on the houses on the right. You may spot the hooks.