The Netherlands, meaning the low-lying country is more commonly called Holland. It is an interesting area, not only for its cycling, tulips, wooden shoes and windmills but how the Dutch engineers have reclaimed much of its underwater land and re-purposed it for communities. Twenty-six percent of the area and 21% of the population are located below sea level.It is mostly flat so for cycling, it is spectacular, especially when that Atlantic wind is at your back. If traveling by car, it is easy to drive the country since it is only 41,543 sq. km or 16,039 sq. miles. To put that in perspective, southern Alberta, Canada (South of Calgary to the U.S. Border) is 75,500 sq. km or 29,151 sq. miles and the Netherlands is slightly less than twice the size of the state of New Jersey.
This recorded Webinar will take you north, south, east and west of Amsterdam, the Netherlands capital city with details on touring by bicycle or car.
Highlights of this recorded Webinar are:
Schipol airport is the best in the world!
What to see, what’s not worth seeing.
Where to shop that won’t break the bank.
How to feel safe.
Do you need to know the language?
- What cities are worth a visit
- How to get around with minimum grief.
- What, where and when to eat, and how to tip.
- Customs and courtesies.
- Information you won’t find in a book.
- WIFI connectivity
- Photos of the areas we discuss.