Toronto Mike

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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I just learned Toronto is Amsterdam's twin city.  I had no idea... There's little in Amsterdam to commemorate this bond, but I did walk across the Torontobrug earlier today.  The Torontobrug (Bridge No. 350) is a link across the Amstel river between Amsteldijk and Weesperzijde.  It has this plaque that
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Heineken Experience

On my last day in Amsterdam before heading for Dublin, I visited the Heineken Experience.  My thinking was that I could enjoy the Heineken Experience one day before visiting the Guinness Storehouse and effectively compare the two. This brewery started brewing Heineken back in 1867 and was recently renovated to
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Amsterdam Canals

Amsterdam has been called the "Venice of the North" for its more than one hundred kilometres of canals, about 90 islands and 1,500 bridges.  I didn't have to count them to come up with those figures because I copied that line from Wikipedia.  That's also where I copied this
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