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06-08-2010 | Julia Safi

Stroll in bicycle by Holland with children

If it is planning vacations in family and it wants to as much know an original and interesting tourist destiny for the adults as for the children, then it does not lose the opportunity to visit Holland.

Although it is not a very common data, this one is an ideal country to vacacionar with children. To its children, a simple stroll by the streets of Amsterdam will seem to them fantastic, since they are very colorful and there they will feel like in a thematic park. To cross the channels and bridges of this city, to observe the traditions of its people and her peculiar aspect will be to them very funny to its children.

Vacacionar in Holland with children is a very interesting alternative against other very popular destinies, like for example, Disney. Holland offers to the smallest manifolds activities to carry out during its vacations and to amuse itself of form heals while they learn.

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Channels of Amsterdam

Finally after four years the channels of Amsterdam, those that are in center of the city, have been declared from the day 1 of August Patrimony of the Humanity by UNESCO. Without doubting it he is one of the most representative symbols of the city, and one of the essential visits. Now already you know that when naveguéis you will be crossing a Patrimony of the Humanity by UNESCO.

At the end of century XVI the commerce was growing of spectacular form in Amsterdam, becoming one of the more important commercial centers of the world. Up to here merchandize arrived trading and from all the corners, which caused the construction of great mansions that heightened the beauty of Amsterdam.

The city had to expand since every time more people got to live in her. Just by deciros that enters 1610 and 1620 the population duplicated itself…, arriving itself until the 200,000 inhabitants in 1650. And all thanks indeed to this commerce for the channels of Amsterdam.

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The Greenhouse

To go to Amsterdam and not to enter at least some of his coffee shops would be a tourist crime of first level. Although we have thought neither to smoke nor to buy hashish and marijuana, to see a little the atmosphere and to throw some that another photo would not be absolutely bad. Nevertheless, if we have thought to prove something, it is always good for knowing best coffee shops Amsterdam.

We can begin in Katsu, coffee shop located in Van der Helststraat, near the market of Albert Cuyp. It is a small and cosy place, that has been open about twenty years. They sell up to 20 varieties different from marijuana and 16 of hashish. In its bar also you can eat sandwiches, candies and appetizer, so also you can still enter without wanting to smoke.

Another one of coffee shops that you must know is Of Dampkring, located in Handboogstraat, coffee shop that also sells alcohol. The prestige premises, that have sometimes gained the Cup Cannabis and that counts on a decoration a little megafashion. Without going more far, some scenes of the film Ocean' s 12 were filmed here. It abrió his doors in 1993 and he is very popular in the city.

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Light of Urk

Many of the Dutch cities back have an ancestral prestige of many centuries like important commercial ports. One of those places that come developing its marine work is Urk, located in the province of Flevoland, one of the corners where the tradition and the fishing commerce are more famous in Holland.

One of the symbols and the most traditional views of Urk is its light, located in the coast this of Ijsselmeer, just next to the same town. From 1617 one comes using for the use from the local fishermen and the boats that traveled from Amsterdam to the North Sea. Nevertheless, the present light that we can see at the moment dates from 1837.

The tower of the light of 27 meters of height was constructed in 1845 (indeed the first stone was placed the 18 of May of 1844) and recovered in 1972. In 1982 east Light of Urk National Monument was declared, reason why there are even guided visits to know this place. They say that it is the unique light of the zone of the Ijsselmeer with system of rotatory light.

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02-08-2010 | Julia Safi

Disc in Amsterdam

The supply of bars, pubs, coffees, clubs and discotheques in Amsterdam is, besides immense, very varied and tempting. If we were traveling this magical city, doubts do not fit that we will be stopped in the best site of all Europe to carry out sinfín of nocturnal exits filled with pure diversion.

The Dutch night can be enjoyed the way in which one wishes since it is known that in Amsterdam the great liberalism resides; this can be seen in facts such as that prostitution is considered in certain zones and also the sale and consumption of drugs in certain amounts legal.

For that reason, it is possible to realize a calm stroll by his beautiful streets and to observe the moon from the bridge, to sit down to