The canals are beautiful and functional.

Overlooking a canal with buildings on either sides


Gene using a ramp to get on a subway train car
A close up of a street in front of a brick building in Amsterdam
A boat is docked next to a body of water in Amsterdam

Sailing ships give Amsterdam an ‘old world’ flavor.

A group of people walking down the street in Amsterdam with a row of bikes

Bikes are ubiquitous in Amsterdam. Bike lanes are almost as wide as streets. Walk / Don’t Walk signs have bike symbols.