Monthly Archives: March 2016

How You Get There

Transportation here is different. When we emerge from the airport, loaded down with our backpacks, we don’t see a car park. Rather, we see a bicycle park. Fietsflat (bicycle flat), as it is called, is at Amsterdam Centraal Station. “A … Continue reading

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Not Drowning

Realistically, this city shouldn’t even exist. As our plane descends, Amsterdam appears out of the clouds, laced by water like veins. It is a field divided by water fences. Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport sits four meters below sea level, according to … Continue reading

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