Every tourist destination has its attractions. However, because every tourist is different, these attractions have greater or lesser value. In this series Gary gives his reasons for traveling to a particular place. Hopefully some of his thoughts will entice you to consider adding this particular place to your itinerary. The entire series is being categorized under the heading, “Spotlights.” You may find more information about these locations in the archives of this website, under headings such as, “Great Places,” “Things to Do in,” “Best of,” “Top 10” and “Places of a Lifetime.” In addition, there may be “Walking Tours” of these places available for purchase on the website for the low price of $1.49 each.
The Dutch capital of Amsterdam is a completely interesting place to visit. Tourists can smoke pot in a brown cafe; they can pick out a prostitute for the evening since many flaunt their wares through windows; and they can see the city by boat. Where else can these unrelated activities be experienced together? Come to Amsterdam for at least the following reasons:
1. The most famous chronicle of the Holocaust was written here.
2. See the most extensive collection of Rembrandt’s in the world at the Rijksmuseum.
3. Enjoy the ambiance of the many canals and their water traffic.