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Rhine River Cruise, Day Six (Part Three): Central Amsterdam

After our diamond factory tour we climbed aboard buses that took us back to our ship for lunch. Along the way we got to see a bit of central Amsterdam.  It took about 15 minutes to head back to the … Continue reading

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Rhine River Cruise, Day Six (Part Two): Amsterdam’s Diamond Factories

Our Amsterdam Canal tour on Saturday ended on the docks of the Gassan Diamond Factory. Here we learned a lot about the diamond trade and the history of the diamond business in Amsterdam. When the people of the Netherlands finally … Continue reading

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We’re back from our May 2012 Vacation in Europe

The jet lag is over and it is now time to start posting. So here’s a preview of the photos and stories I will be posting over the next several weeks. Switzerland We flew from San Francisco to Frankfurt and … Continue reading

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