I have *such* lovely memories of Amsterdam, as it is the first place we visited on our honeymoon! We stayed that time at the Le Meridien Apollo, and they made a huge fuss over us being newlyweds, which was so sweet.
This time, since we were spending less than a day in Amsterdam, we just took the train from the airport to Centraal Station and walked all over. Here are some pics:
Ah! Here’s one of the beautiful canals.
See the hooks at the top of the buildings? This is because the stairways are *very* narrow here, and to get furniture in an upper floor, they would it tie it with rope and use the hook to pull it up and through a window.
Here’s Centraal Station, the big train station: