So what’s to see in Amsterdam? To tell the truth I was a bit concerned when, resorting to my usual favourite guide book, I failed to turn up the usual stunning list of must see attractions. Okay, so there were a few galleries to see, the odd canal or two and about a hundred odd churches of varying vintages but nothing really stood out. The main reason for visiting Amsterdam seemed to come down to smut and drugs. Fair enough, I thought, slumming for a week in Amsterdam sound like a good way to spend Easter.
An hour out of Gatwick we coasted into Schipol barely giving the hosties time to whip away the potted airline meal that they had placed in front of us scant moments before. The airport was eff...Read More